In commemoration of Black History Month, Oxford University Health is running a series of virtual events celebrating black history and culture in the UK and beyond. All ICB staff are welcome to join. Please see below for the relevant Teams links.


Tuesday 11 October, 1-2pm

Lisa Anderson, Director of Black Cultural Archives, and Dr ‘H’ Patten, choreographer, storyteller and lecturer, will join us to celebrate and raise awareness of the African and Caribbean cultural heritage through visual art and storytelling. You can register for the event on Microsoft Teams.


Wednesday 12 October, 11am-12.30pm

Chris Lubbe, personal bodyguard of Nelson Mandela and inspirational speaker, will be sharing his story on his ‘Journey from Apartheid to Truth and Reconciliation’. This session is sponsored by the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). You can register for the event on Microsoft Teams.


Monday 17 October,  3:30p, - 5pm

Meet the Zimbabwean Midwifery and Nurses Association. You can join the event on Microsoft Teams.


Friday 21st October, 2pm - 4pm

Based on ‘Exposed’, a groundbreaking documentary that combines the stories of 19 ethnic minority nurses who speak about their powerful experiences of racism, before, during and after the pandemic. Our Webinar brings together some eminent guests – Felicia Kwaku – Associate Director of Nursing at Kings College Hospital, Professor Calvin Moorley and BHT’s Director of Nursing, Karen Bonner to discuss the experiences of these 19 nurses and to look at initiatives that we can put in place to prevent this in future in BHT. Click here to join the meeting .  However, You must email to register ahead of the event.’


Thursday 27 October, 12 noon-1pm

Come and test your knowledge of Black History and Culture’ at the OUH Black History Month quiz. Register to attend on this Microsoft Teams link.


Friday 28 October, 4-6pm

Come and join us as we celebrate Black History Month with a Virtual Disco. If you bring your moves and your dancing shoes, we will provide the tunes.  Register to attend on this Microsoft Teams link.


Monday 31 October, 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Meet the Caribbean Nurses and Midwives Association by joining the Microsoft Teams Link.