November 25 to December 10 marks 16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence, an annual international campaign to mark the commitment and determination to take action against domestic abuse and violence.
To mark this campaign, two colleagues from the NHS Business Services Authority who have chosen to remain anonymous, take to the blog to talk through their personal experiences in supporting people through domestic violence, and the resources available that can help you support someone to get help.
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This World Menopause Day, Melanie Maughan, Wellbeing Manager at the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), shares with us the progress made over the last few years in supporting our colleagues transitioning through menopause and the commitments made going forward. She highlights the importance that menopause is recognised as a fundamental workplace issue and receives the attention it so rightly deserves.
10 October marks World Mental Health Day, a day observed around the world to raise awareness of mental health and to mobilise the efforts to support those experiencing mental health issues.
Now, more than ever, its important to check in on our family, friends and colleagues to make sure they have the support they need for their health and wellbeing.
As this year’s Pride Month comes to an end, Lee Cawley, member of our Wellbeing and Inclusion team and an LGBTQ+ network co-chair at the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), reflects on why we celebrate Pride Month and what it means to him.
The month of June marks Pride month, a month dedicated to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and the importance of freedom for them to themselves.
This month, members of our LGBTQ+ network are sharing their stories across a wide range of experiences. Gary Wilson, Project Manager within the Portfolio directorate at the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), shares his story as an LGBTQ+ parent.
As part of Pride Month 2022, we are sharing the experiences of our LGBTQ+ colleagues. We are also shining a light on the progress we have made as an organisation and how we can support each other, no matter what our role in life.
As part of this, Sue Douthwaite, Chair of NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), talks about the importance of being an ally in the workplace. As well as highlighting key ways to be an advocate at any time.
The number of people who are taking on caring responsibilities is growing. Looking after a friend or family member who needs support and care comes with challenges. It can have an impact on all areas of your life from relationships to your own wellbeing.
This Carers Week, Rachel Connelly-Clark, from Corporate Services at NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) shares with us a glimpse of her life as a carer for her father.
June is the month chosen to celebrate pride as it was the month of the Stonewall 1969 riots, the protests that changed LGBTQ+ rights for people across the world.
Pride month is open to everyone to celebrate and learn more about LGBTQ+ communities. To support this, Jason Harper, Primary Care Transformation Lead and Shadow Board member at NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), shares his story of working as an LGBTQ+ senior manager.
It’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2022, a day to shine a light on digital access and inclusion for the estimated one billion people worldwide with disabilities.
Here, Christopher Lockie, part of the Digital Delivery Team at NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), reflects on the rollercoaster ride of creating and testing an accessibility framework, in an ever-evolving environment.
International Nurses Day is celebrated every year around the world on 12 May, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. The day marks the extraordinary work and care that nurses provide on a daily basis, and a chance to say thank you for the difference they make to patients’ lives.
This Nurses Day, Allison Newell, Executive Director of Strategy, Performance, Business Development and Growth at the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), reflects on her own experiences of the care she has given being a nurse, but also the care she has received through particularly challenging times.
This Mental Health Awareness Week, we asked our Mental Health First Aid Network to reflect on how loneliness can affect mental wellbeing. Here, one of our colleagues describes how lockdown impacted them and how they have found the positives in being a key part of an NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) network group.