Gender equality at NHS organisations in Scotland

Ally Tibbitt made this Freedom of Information request to Lothian NHS Board as part of a batch sent to 14 authorities

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Dear Lothian NHS Board,

This is a Freedom of Information Request.

In November 2015 The First Minister made a commitment to work towards gender balance on all public boards in Scotland.

Please could you supply me with the following information?

1. At November 12 2015, how many men and and how many women were on the board of your organisation?
2. At November 12 2015, was the Chairperson (or person with an equivalent role) a man or a woman?
3. How many men and how many women are now on the board of your organisation?
4. Is the current Chairperson (or person with an equivalent role) a man or a woman?
5. Does the board have a formal strategy or policy commitment to achieving gender balance?

If so please supply a copy of the document where the policy is laid out. Please also confirm the date that this policy was adopted.

6. What is the current median annual FTE pay for men and and the current median annual FTE pay for women in the organisation?

Please do not send the requested information in pdf format files. I would prefer to receive the requested information by email in a machine readable format such as MS Excel.

I look forward to hearing from you in due course.

Yours faithfully,

Ally Tibbitt

Pillath, Bryony, Lothian NHS Board

Dear Mr Tibbitt

Thank you for your email. Your request will now be dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, which requires that we respond to you within 20 working days.

We will therefore be required to send you a formal response to your request by 20 February 2018.

NHS Lothian’s policy on Freedom of Information requires all requests to be collated and responded to from the offices of Lothian NHS Board at Waverley Gate, 2-4 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EG.

In the meantime if you have any queries about the way in which your request will be handled please contact me at the address below.

Regards

Bryony Pillath

Freedom of Information Officer and Committee Administrator
NHS Lothian Secretariat
Waverley Gate
2-4 Waterloo Place
Edinburgh, EH1 3EG
0131 465 5676 (35676)

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Pillath, Bryony, Lothian NHS Board

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Dear Mr Tibbitt

 

I have attached NHS Lothian’s response to your recent Freedom of
Information request.

 

If you require anything else, please let me know.

 

Regards

 

 

Bryony Pillath

 

Freedom of Information Officer and Committee Administrator

NHS Lothian Secretariat

Waverley Gate

2-4 Waterloo Place

Edinburgh, EH1 3EG

0131 465 5676 (35676)

 

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