Chief Executive, Dr Jane Padmore, said: "One of our values at Sussex Partnership is 'everyone counts' and our vision is to improve the quality of life for the communities we serve.
"We recognise that every person is different. We welcome, value and respect those differences.
"We aim for equality and fairness in everything we do, both as an employer and a healthcare provider.
"Everyone is welcome to work here and use our services.
"With this in mind, I want to wish everyone an enjoyable Trans Pride Brighton day on Saturday 16 July 2022.
"Our support of Trans Pride is part of our public commitment to LGBTQI+ inclusion."
Please see below for reference to our existing policies:
- Support Transgender Service Users Policy
- Gender Reassignment Policy (workforce)
- LGBTQI+/gender identiy awareness training. (links to staff intranet, for staff only)
Our policies follows the Equality Act 2010, so any proposed exclusion from separate or single-sex spaces should only ever be considered on a case by case basis, and as a last resort. If you would like further information, advice or support, please contact our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion team via firstname.lastname@example.org