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NHS drive for diversity in key roles ‘going backwards’

NHS drive for diversity in key roles ‘going backwards’. Study finds fewer woman and BME people in key jobs at NHS trusts, despite initiatives to improve representation. The declining number of people with a BME background in key positions is a setback for the NHS England chief executive, Simon Stevens. Photograph: HANDOUT/Reuters Fewer women and people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds are being given key roles running NHS trusts, prompting claims that the health service is going backwards on diversity and inclusion. The proportion [...]