Can we use the NHS logo?


Can we use the NHS logo?

The letters ‘NHS’ and the NHS logo are protected by law. They are UK trade marks owned by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care and may not be produced without permission. In addition, the Secretary of State owns the copyright in the NHS logo and reproduction without permission is similarly prohibited.

Whats the NHS logo?

The NHS logo, also known as the lozenge, is central to the NHS Identity. It is the visual representation of the values and purpose of the NHS and is the mark of quality that patients and the public look for when accessing healthcare.

What is the NHS brand?

The NHS Identity is one of the most cherished and recognised brands in the world. When applied correctly and consistently, it evokes exceptionally high levels of trust and reassurance.

What colour is the NHS logo?

NHS Bright Blue
NHS Bright Blue is our primary blue. It reflects the trust and security of the NHS brand, while also promoting a fresh and contemporary feel. NHS Blue is present in the NHS logo and is used to reflect the master NHS brand. NHS Dark Blue is a primary highlight colour.

When was the NHS logo created?

The NHS logo, also known as ‘the blue lozenge’, was ordered for use by the now-defunct NHS management executive in March 1990. It was one among dozens of logos used by health service organisations, as they competed in the internal market.

Why is the NHS logo a rainbow?

NHS rainbow badges are a national initiative which originated in Evelina London Children’s Hospital to make a positive difference. LGBT+ represents lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender with the + representing inclusivity of all identities regardless of how a person defines themselves.

What Colour blue is the NHS logo?

NHS Bright Blue (Pantone 285)

What colour blue is the NHS logo?

Who decided the NHS rainbow?

Six in ten hospital trusts in England are introducing NHS rainbow badges for their staff to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) patients. The scheme was developed by Evelina London and rolled out across Guy’s and St Thomas’ in February following a successful pilot at the children’s hospital.

Who started the NHS rainbow?

The NHS Rainbow Badge was created by Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London, in partnership with Evelina London Children’s Hospital.

What Colour Blue is the NHS logo?

When did the NHS start using the rainbow?

And that’s why in 1978 Gilbert Baker created the rainbow flag.” To be really specific, it actually had eight stripes when Baker first made it for the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade celebration on June 25, 1978.

Why is NHS symbol a rainbow?

Here is the very important reason why (and it might not be the one you think): It is correct that the NHS Rainbow has been prominent in the covid response, but the true roots of the NHS Rainbow lie symbolically as a sign of safety for staff and patients who identify as LGBT+.

What is the NHS rainbow badge?

Who created the NHS rainbow?

Evelina London Children’s Hospitals
The popular badge concept was originally created by Evelina London Children’s Hospitals who recognised there were health inequalities for their LBGT+ patients, who felt unable to be open with their health providers.

How do I get a rainbow NHS badge?

How do I earn my badge?

  1. Making a pledge on social media about how you will be an effective LGBT+ ally.
  2. Write a blog on being an ally or on LGBT+ inclusion.
  3. Looking at LGBT+ representation of our applicants, participants and other people working with the Academy.

How do I get a NHS pride badge?

3 steps to make the pledge and receive your badge

  1. Pride Badge Toolkit. Download and read the Pride Badge Toolkit has been developed to provide you with all you need to know about wearing the NHS Scotland Pride Badge.
  2. Pride Pledge form. Download the Pride Pledge form.
  3. Complete and return your Pledge.

What does rainbow badge mean?

What does rainbow lanyard mean?

Rainbow lanyards, and badges, were introduced by the NHS in March 2019. They aim to address the challenges that LGBT+ people often face in accessing healthcare by indicating that staff are supportive and happy to discuss their needs.