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Sexual Orientation Monitoring

Sexual Orientation Monitoring

The collection of demographic information in health settings is crucial to identifying patients at risk of particular conditions and to identify various prevalence rates.

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Developing an economic case: why data collection and quality of records is important

Developing an economic case: why data collection and quality of records is important

Evaluation should be built into programmes from the outset and not tacked on at the end and staff should welcome the chance to challenge and change their views on what the agency delivers and why.

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We ❤ you

We ❤ you

Here's a selection of the services we offer at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation for women.

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Pride in Practice – quality improvement standards for GP practices

Pride in Practice – quality improvement standards for GP practices

Pride in Practice is a quality assurance service for GP practices that strengthens and develops practice staff’s relationships with their lesbian, gay and bisexual patients within a local community.

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Using your evidence to influence commissioners

Using your evidence to influence commissioners

A key feature of building an evidence case is making sure there is a consistent approach that stands up to scrutiny.

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The benefits of a clinical rationale

The benefits of a clinical rationale

As part of the dataset and full evidence case being compiled for LGB people and patients it was agreed that a clinical rationale to support the need for a more targeted focus on this group was essential and would support the evidence and detailed research already collected by the LGF, thereby improving outcomes and the patient’s experience of healthcare.

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Building health partnerships - with voluntary and community sector partners and commissioners

Building health partnerships - with voluntary and community sector partners and commissioners

The BHP programme took a facilitative approach, working with a cross-sector group.

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National and local policy & strategy - getting results

National and local policy & strategy - getting results

When developing a case for health awareness and support leading to potential investment for a particular group it is essential to know what policy and strategy (locally and nationally) is relevant and can be levered in to get results.

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How to use this guide

How to use this guide

Each section has been written to be ‘stand - alone’ and therefore the content can be dipped into as relevant and in bite-size chunks.

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Learning from the programme - a best practice guide

Learning from the programme - a best practice guide

Here we provide an online "toolkit", how The LGF was used as a case study and the methodologies, concepts and results we found.

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We ❤ being healthy

We ❤ being healthy

The LGF provides a range of health information and resources for women. 

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We ❤ workshops

We ❤ workshops

The LGF holds free monthly workshops for women around a range of topics from cupcakes to career goals. Join us to learn a new skill and make some new friends!

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We ❤ groups

We ❤ groups

The LGF holds three pop-in groups specifically for women. We also hold a mixed gender Art Class.

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For women

For women

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation provide a wide range of services for women!

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Meet the staff

Meet the staff

Meet the LGF staff!

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80% of British people would love to attend a same-sex wedding

80% of British people would love to attend a same-sex wedding

Around 80% of people in Britain would happily accept an invitation to a same-sex wedding, new research suggests.

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Equal Marriage: Just call it Marriage!

Equal Marriage: Just call it Marriage!

With the historic passing of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act in England and Wales last year, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are excited to celebrate the first weddings which will be taking place from Saturday 29th March.

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Young hearts run free: Cory & Leigh’s story

Young hearts run free: Cory & Leigh’s story

Johnny Blackburn speaks to Cory and Leigh. They are like any other young gay couple - they are madly in love and have promising futures ahead of them. 

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A Tale of Two Sharons: Love comes to those who wait

A Tale of Two Sharons: Love comes to those who wait

Sharon and Sharon have been together for two years and are set to get married on 14th June this year. Their story resembles a film plot - with two characters that are so close to meeting but are frustratingly kept apart until the end - when fate magically brings them together. 

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“The LGF saved my life” – Martin’s Story

“The LGF saved my life” – Martin’s Story

A poster advertising The LGF's Helpline saved the life of a man who needed support after coming out and being rejected by his family and his Jewish community.

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