BAME staff risk assessment
Inzamam Rashid made this Freedom of Information request to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn, NHS Foundation Trust as part of a batch sent to 362 authorities
Dear NHS Trust or Clinical Commissioning group,
On behalf of Sky News, I am trying to obtain an answer to the following questions.
I would appreciate a response as detailed as possible please.
"Simon Stevens and Amanda Pritchard wrote to all NHS trusts and CCG Chief Executives on the 29th of April to advise that employers, on a precautionary basis, should conduct risk assessments for staff at greater risk during the COVID-19 pandemic and to act accordingly.
Has your organisation completed risk assessments on all Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) staff?
What precautions, if any, have you put in place to protect BAME staff once they've been risk assessed?"
Thank you for your FOI request which is receiving attention.
Legal Services Support Officer
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Working hours Mon, Tues 0830 to 1615 & Wed 0830 to 1300
Further to our recent acknowledgment, our Director of Human Resources states that the Trust is completing risk assessments for all staff classified as high risk including BAME staff and any measures that are put in place are based on the outcome of the risk assessment. This includes modifying work practices, home working, movement to lower risk areas to support measures and also enhanced PPE.
Legal Services Manager
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