The first ever national Pride in the NHS Week and NHS Virtual Pride finale will take place within an always-on, virtual festival arena, open to all this week 6-10 September.
The theme for 2021 is Elevate, Educate, Celebrate and is a week-long focus at the end of Pride Season 2021 (June – September) to provide rest, relaxation and recovery for NHS colleagues from our LGBT+ communities.
The grand finale to Pride in the NHS Week will be the NHS Virtual Pride, returning for a second year on 10 September between 4pm and 6pm. It will feature parades by NHS organisations in their local communities hosted by drag performer, recording artist and season 2 contestant of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Ginny Lemon, Kiki Queens Winner and iconic Birmingham drag performer Yshee Black, and award winning LGBTQ+ podcast presenters Benji and Brad’s My Big Gay Podcast.
NHS lung cancer patients will be the first in Europe to be offered a revolutionary new drug which stops tumours growing by targeting the so-called “death star” mutation. The cutting-edge therapy Sotorasib will be fast-tracked to NHS patients after being proven in clinical trials to stop lung cancer growing for seven months. The drug’s adoption […]