Ethnic diversity statistics in mental health facilities
Georgeiul Islam made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to East London NHS Foundation Trust
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Dear East London NHS Foundation Trust,
I would like to know the most up to date statistics you have of staff that are of BAME (black, Asian, mixed ethnicity) in your employee in your mental health facilities working under ELFT.
Please can you include all staff including office mental health staff and staff that are employed to work on the mental health ward.
Please could you breakdown the ethnicities to the following: (by your own definitions according to government guidelines and policies)
Information Governance Department
7 Alma Street
Email: [East London NHS Foundation Trust request email]
Our Ref: FOI DA4446
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Dear Mr Islam,
Please find attached the Trust’s response to your Freedom of Information
Information Governance Manager
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