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Barts Health Trust named one of the best employers for improving social mobility

PUBLISHED: 07:00 11 July 2018

Staff from Barts Health Trust, which came 31st in the top 50 employers for improving social mobility. Picture: Barts Health

Staff from Barts Health Trust, which came 31st in the top 50 employers for improving social mobility. Picture: Barts Health

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Barts Health Trust is one of the top 50 employers in the UK for boosting equality.

The trust earned 31st place in this year’s Social Mobility Employer Index and was recognised for hiring young people through community outreach programmes, as well as reaching out to schools with low levels of attainment.

The east London based trust was one of just two health trusts to make the list.

Andrew Attfield from the trust said: “We absolutely believe that everyone should have equal opportunities to succeed and realise their potential, which we know provides the best opportunity for positive life choices.

“I am delighted that so many people are benefitting from this ambition, and that our continued commitment to equal opportunities has once again been recognised.”

Judges were also impressed that the trust, which has hospitals in Plaistow, Whitechapel, Mile End, Leytonstone and the city, collected data on staff ethnicity and set diversity targets, as well as holding an annual awards ceremony to recognise talent.

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