Looking around the room at last year’s Digital Health Summer Schools, Shera Chok realised she was one of the few women from an ethnic minority background. That’s why at this year’s event she and colleagues are launching a new network designed to redress that situation.
Speaking on the second day of the Health and Care Innovation Expo in Manchester, Dr Simon Eccles said the NHS was ‘working very hard’ to make NHS leadership roles ‘more inviting’ to women and people from non-white backgrounds.
NHS Digital has welcomed the signing of a charter by the UK government that aims to drive gender diversity in the country’s tech workforce.
A new branch of One HealthTech, a community championing diversity in health technology, has officially launched in Ireland.