NHS North East and Yorkshire Leadership Academy

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Lunch and Learn with Usha Kaushal: White Privilege and Allyship

Date: 05 May 2021

Time: 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM

Duration: 1 hour

Venue: Online


Change and Service Improvement

Leadership Dimensions:

Lunch and Learn with Usha Kaushal: White Privilege and Allyship

This workshop will provide information on how to be an Ally and know how to identify and use “privilege” to better others and the system.

Over her 32 year career in the NHS as a Pharmacist, Usha has held a variety of leadership roles, working in Higher Health Education, Primary Care, Hospital, Urgent & Emergency Care and as a Superintendent Pharmacist culminating in her present role as the Lead Pharmacist and Operational Lead for Specialist Palliative Care Services, for the NHS 111/Integrated Urgent Care Clinical Advisory Service for Yorkshire and Humber at Yorkshire Ambulance Service. 

Usha has also undertaken a secondment at NHS England as a national adviser to the Chief Pharmacist office in the Pharmacy Integration/Strategy and Innovation Directorate and also was part of the National IUC Pharmacy COVID CAS Network.? She is a member of the WY&H ICS BAME network and is helping to further build networks of learning, support and shared working to co-produce the NHS we all want that is representative of the diverse population we serve.


Our Lunch and Learn sessions will offer sociable, collaborative alternative to traditional classroom based learning, The sessions are a great way to foster a culture of learning and knowledge, encouraging growth and strengthening ties across the region which will enable us to build a stronger work culture in the NHS.

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