Celebrate Black History Month at CUH
All staff are invited to join in and participate in the events listed below, both CUH and external events.
These events have been organised by the BAME staff network here at CUH. To read more about some of the speakers at these events click here.
Monday 25 October 12:00-13:00 – My prostate journey, Richard Hunt
You can watch a recording of the webinar with Richard here.
Monday 25 October 14:00-15:00 – Courageous conversations – let’s talk about race, Rob Neil OBE
You can watch a recording of Rob’s webinar here.
Tuesday 26 October 12:00-13:00 – Meet and chat with Rohan Sivanandan, CUH’s new non executive director
Watch a recording of the webinar with Rohan here.
Wednesday 27 October 18:00-19:00 – People like us; what it takes to make it in modern Britain, Hashi Mohamed
You can watch a recording of the webinar with Hashi here.
Thursday 28 October 13:00-14:00 – How to support career progression in the NHS – my story, Dr Sani Aliyu
Watch a recording of the webinar with Sani here.
Thursday 28 October 15:oo-16:00 – Our journeys as black legal professionals, alongside the purpose and role of the East Herts Black Parents Assembly, Samuel Waritay and Nii Thompson
You can watch a recording of Samuel and Nii’s webinar here.
Friday 29 October 12:00-13:00 – Meet and chat with the BAME network chairs
Watch a recording of the webinar here.
If you can’t make an event, you can submit a question to any one of the speakers in advance via firstname.lastname@example.org
The list below shows external events organised by the NHS East of England – Black History Month: Race Ahead – NHS Big Conversation on Race. Download the programme for more details. The national People Directorate of the NHS is also running Race Ahead events – see their events page for more information.
- 13 October 17:30-18:30 – ‘A curious conversation with Afua Adom’ (NHS East of England)
- 19 October 09:00-13:00 – Improving health and wellbeing for all staff by reflecting on their lived experience (People Directorate of the NHS)
- 26 October 09:00-13:00 – Strategic approaches to achieving racial equality (People Directorate of the NHS)
- 28 October 16:30-17:30 – BHM finale – an evening with Alim Kahara – an evening of music, conversation and storytelling on Black History (NHS East of England) – to join this event please click the MS Teams link below (this will open in a browser, you don’t need MS Teams):
To find out more about the Trust’s initiative to improve race equality, such as our commitment to the workforce race equality standard (WRES) and the Trust’s BAME staff network, which offers advice and support to our BAME staff and allies and invites all staff to join, please contact email@example.com