NHS Women on Boards: 50:50 by 2020


Examines the steps the NHS needs to take to reach the target of equal gender representation on boards by 2020.

This report was written by by Professor Ruth Sealy of the University of Exeter Business School, in conjunction us and NHS Employers.

Across 452 organisational boards, the proportion of female-held seats ranged from 8.3% to 80%, and the overall average was 41%. In order to be gender balanced, NHS boards in England need another 500 women.

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