Celebrating female digital health leaders on International Women’s Day
This International Women’s Day, Digital Health News spoke to women about their experience working in health technology and advice they have for other women.
Digital Health Unplugged: The Shuri Network on diversity in digital health
This month’s Digital Health Podcast with the Shuri Network explores the need for diversity in digital health and what needs to be done to improve it.
Academic Health Science Networks launches first report on diversity
The report makes a number of commitments to improve diversity within the organisation, including to set annual equality and diversity objectives.
Diversity can help make the NHS an employer of choice for innovators
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.
NHS Digital opens doors to next generation of women in tech
Around 80 future coders aged five and above will take part in a hackathon run by social enterprise, STEMettes, at NHS Digital’s Leeds headquarters.
£1m digital skills fund to boost diversity in tech talent
The DMCS is supporting for women, disabled people and those from disadvantaged background with aspirations in digital roles with new funding.
Poll reveals readers think NHS is not doing enough to help gender pay gap
The poll comes after it was revealed that NHS England has the largest difference between male and female pay when compared with two other main NHS bodies.
System C gender pay gap reveals on average women are paid more
System C has revealed that it pays women more than men after it published its gender pay gap, meaning it has the smallest gap when compared to other major health IT suppliers.
NHS England has the worst gender pay gap of major NHS bodies
NHS England has said it will work to ‘better understand’ its gender pay gap after it was revealed the body has the largest gap out of the major NHS organisations.