Poll Shows Older Gays and Lesbians Worse off

A recent poll shows that LGB people are disadvantaged compared to their heterosexual counterparts. Half as likey to be visited regularly by their relatives and twice as likely to be dependent on care. This follows a number of surveys and documentaries exposing shocking abuse and negligence in our care services for older people in the UK. The survey, commissioned by …

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National LGB&T Partnership Joins DoH Strategic Partner Programme

The National LGB&T Partnership are to join The Department of Health Strategic Partner Programme The England-wide group of LGB&T voluntary and community organisations are committed to reducing health inequalities and challenging homophobia and transphobia within public services. The Partnership has been praised for its ‘excellent progress in building robust governance arrangements and working practices’ as well as ‘engaging and involving …

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Welcome

Find out more about this resource area of the site for Health professionals, sponsored by the the Department of Health to help them organise events during the Month.

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Background

LGBT History Month’s support comes from organisations including the DH, the Department for Children, Schools and Families, the Ministry for Justice and the Trade Union Congress and there is a national online resource which provides free listing for events across the country and other information about LGBT History.

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Event Ideas

Get some ideas and suggestions on what kind of health events you can hold for History Month

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Past Health Events

A roundup of some health events which have been held in the past. This may also give you inspiration for your own events.

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Health Resources

Downloadable resources, reports and documentation.

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Links

Get more Health related links and information here.

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