Sexual orientation is one of the areas where people in our inclusion and diversity survey thought more support was needed for the profession.
Supporting pharmacists to achieve their potential is part of our ambition to create a culture of belonging. Our survey told us one in ten of you felt that the profession wasn’t welcoming to all individuals, irrespective of their background, beliefs, gender and sexuality – and a further one in four weren’t sure.
What we're doing
want to learn, challenge and create positive change to ensure how we
work is fair and to create a culture of belonging in the profession.
Identifying the problems
We need more visible and authentic leadership at all levels in
pharmacy so that everyone feels welcome and they can be their
authentic selves at work.
More than a third of LGBT staff have hidden or disguised that they are LGBT at work in the last year because
afraid of discrimination.
able to show your whole identity is central to your leadership style -
find out why visible leadership matters.
One in five LGBT people aren’t out to any healthcare professional
about their sexual orientation when seeking general medical care, and
one in seven have avoided treatment for fear of discrimination because
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