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Our Work

As Non-Executive Directors, we have a responsibility to seek assurance that the Executive is providing the best care and services to patients and service users.  Using a “race lens”, the Seacole Group focusses on topics and areas of interest regarding outcomes for people from BAE communities in particular areas, accessing certain services . We focus on the following thematic areas:


(Maternal Health & Mental Health)


(NED Support, ICS Partnerships)

Inequalities & Pop. Health

Community healthcare, Third sector, CORE20+5


Staff networks,   Recruitment & Talent Management


(External digital inequalities & reach)

Some of the themes are explored in more details below.



Business meeting


Other Achievements:

  • Successfully launched our pioneering Young NEDS programme

  • Created a mentoring programme for new and aspirant NEDs and Chairs  

  • Published a report in partnership with Hunter Healthcare exploring the BAE NEDs recruitment experience and beyond

  • Produced a 'Recruiting for Diversity Guide' which was circulated to all NHS providers

  • Engaged with Chief Medical Officer and Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on vaccination hesitancy and maternal outcomes for ethnic women

  • Contributed to the Doreen Lawrence report into COVID 19


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Are you a Non-Executive Director / Chair in the health system? Are you from a Black, Asian or other ethnic background? Why not join the Seacole Group? Complete our membership form

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