Disability Employees Network






The network is open to all with a disability, those who by association as a primary carer of  another person who has a disability and staff with a limiting long term illness from across the Trust .

The network will promote equality for all of it's members and assist the Trust to improve its recruitment .

We are able to support people who do not consider themselves to be disabled but may be supported by the Equality Act 2010.

Group Aims

  • Exchange ideas, point of contact for staff facing workplace issues.
  • Support for each other, share experiences.
  • Raise awareness of issues and responsibilities for managers such as supporting staff with disabilities to have reasonable adjustments under the Equality Act 2010 .
  • Assist disabled staff  with a limiting long term illness to achieve and reach their potential.  

 To view the World Health Organisations first ever "World report on disability" click on the following link:-   http://www.who.int/disabilities/world_report/2011/en/index.html

The Disability Employees Network meets monthly and the dates for 2014 are:

22nd January
26th February
26th March
 30th April
28th May
25th June
 30th July
 27th August
24th September
29th October
26th November
No meeting to be held in December

The venue is the Butler Room, William House, Rathbone Hospital.  For further information please contact

Barb Rafferty 0151 473 2765 barbara.rafferty@merseycare.nhs.uk


Collette Irving 0151 473 2945 collette.irving@merseycare.nhs.uk

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