NBT celebrates LGBT history month

Friday, 12 February 2016

Gethin Roberts, a founding member of Lesbian & Gays Support the Miners, depicted in the hit 2014 film Pride, will be visiting Southmead Hospital as part of a series of events organised by North Bristol NHS Trust to mark Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans History Month.

On Wednesday, February 17 Gethin will be present at a special screening of Pride which will take place in the Learning & Research centre at 5pm.

The following day, Thursday, February 18, he will be back to take part in a seminar from 11am-1pm.

To close the month Cheryl Morgan, who is a presenter on local station Ujima Radio, will be hosting a trans awareness seminar on Wednesday, February 24 from 10.45am

Members of the public are invited to attend these free events.

To book a seat for the film please use the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/showing-of-pride-film-tickets-21376905901

To book a place at the other events, please email maria.smith@nbt.nhs.uk, or call 0117 414 5580.

All events are being held in partnership with Unite the Union, Bristol Health Branch. Chairman, Phil Hedges, said: “We are delighted to support the events for LGBT History Month at North Bristol NHS Trust.

“Everyone is welcome to attend the events to find out more about LGBT people in a social setting and to recognise the struggle for rights at work.

“The support we have from NBT is crucial for staff and has a critical impact on patients by improving their experience of the service they receive.”