Newcastle Hospitals has received national recognition for its commitment to inclusion of LGBTQ+ staff in the workplace.
The trust has received a gold employer award from Stonewall, the world’s second-largest LGBTQ+ charity.
For 20 years, the charity has been supporting employers to create welcoming workplaces for lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people.
The trust’s Chief Executive Dame Jackie Daniel said:
We’re delighted Newcastle Hospitals has received a gold award – as an organisation we recognise and celebrate the value that diversity brings and fully support every member of staff to be their authentic self.