The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team was set up at the hospital over 10 years ago, led by Barbara Harris and Simon Anjoyeb. Olivia King joined the department in 2015.
Barbara (Babs) Harris (Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion) has worked in the field for over a decade and provides strategic input across hospital services. She works with commissioners, other public sector bodies, BSUH executives/directors and third sector organisations. She oversees the Trust’s delivery of its equality and human rights duties and responsibilities. She leads on the Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) agenda.
Simon Anjoyeb (Deputy Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion – Service Improvement) leads on service delivery, disability, reasonable adjustments, fair recruitment, contract and project management. He recently redesigned hospital signage. He leads on the Workforce Disability Equality Standard (WDES) agenda.
Olivia King (pronouns she/her/they/them), Equality and Inclusion Advisor leads on training, resource development, and manages/writes content for the Equality Hub and associated social media accounts. She leads on the sexual orientation, gender identity and bodily diversity agenda.