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Dear National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence,

A few additional questions based, mainly, on my previous requests regarding NHS Evidence (NHSE):

1) I asked about BME in a previous question. I will be more specific. How many BME permanent employees are there at a senior level (ie band 8 or above, or equivalent level) in NHSE? In NICE? How many BME in the Senior Management team (associate director level and above) at NICE? At NHSE?

2) Have the Communications and engagement directorate in NHSE (not NICE comms) ever employed someone from a BME background?

3) What proportion of staff have reported bullying, harassment and victimisation in the staff survey 2010 compared to 2009 and 2008? And what investigations are being carried out to understand this?

4) Is it true that, in senior team meetings in NHSE, you need to put your hand up to talk?

Yours faithfully,

jon

NICE Mail, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

Dear Mr Brassey

Reference No: EH03040

FREEDOM of INFORMATION ACT 2000

Thank you for your email dated 11/09/2010, in which you requested the
following information:

1a) How many BME permanent employees are there at a senior level (ie band
8 or above, or equivalent level) in NHS Evidence (NHSE)?

1b) In NICE?

1c) How many BME in the Senior Management team (associate director level
and above) at NICE?

1d) At NHSE?

2) Have the Communications and engagement directorate in NHSE (not NICE
comms) ever employed someone from a BME background?

3a) What proportion of staff have reported bullying, harassment and
victimisation in the staff survey 2010 compared to 2009 and 2008?
3b) And what investigations are being carried out to understand this?

4) Is it true that, in senior team meetings in NHSE, you need to put your
hand up to talk?

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