Action to improve proportion of black and minority ethnic members on NHS trust boards

According to the Health Service Journal (6 November 2008), the Department of Health (DH) is “working with the Cabinet Office to set a target for a public service agreement [on enforcing the proportion of black and ethnic minority (BME) managers in each trust]… and looking at how they’ll be set locally.”

DH director for equality and human rights Surinder Sharma apparently told HSJ the issue was being treated as a priority to make boards more representative of their local populations.

For further information, see the HSJ article here.

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One Response to Action to improve proportion of black and minority ethnic members on NHS trust boards

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