This week, Youth Work Week, an innovative new partnership funded by the Big Lottery Fund will begin work to provide more joined-up services to better support young people in the county. Young people are in the grip of a well-being crisis. In South Gloucestershire approximately 4,800 children and young people aged 5-19 have a diagnosable … Continued
We were delighted to receive an official response from University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust to the Trans report that we published with our local Healthwatch in June 2018. The full report can be found here. Writing a letter on behalf of the Trust to local Healthwatch, Sam Chapman, who is the Chair of the … Continued
Today we are launching our Trans Health, Care and Wellbeing Research Report; in partnership with our Local Healthwatch
The Trans Plus Health Survey is part of a community-based research project, being delivered by the Diversity Trust, and funded by our Local Healthwatch. It is designed to find out about the health and wellbeing of Trans people in our local area; and about Trans people’s experiences of local services.
A short film aimed at schools and young people. The purpose of the film is to raise awareness of the experiences Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBTQ) young people have in schools.
The purpose of the film is to increase awareness of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) people’s experiences accessing health care and to increase access to health care for LGBT communities.
For the past five years the Diversity Trust has been researching the health needs of LGBT+ people and has found evidence to support national findings on Trans experiences. To continue this work we are please to announce that we are working with the Local Healthwatch across Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire to identify the specific needs of local Trans people. Throughout the project we will gather local anecdotes, and patient experiences, from Trans people to feedback to local NHS health service commissioners and providers and to our local Healthwatch.
We have launched our latest LGBT+ health research report. The report called ‘Evidence for Change’ is published in partnership with the local Healthwatch.
Read our latest report, a study of equality, diversity and inclusion outcomes for substance misuse services in Bristol for Bristol City Council and Bristol Recovery Orientated Drug and Alcohol Services (ROADS).