Vol. 13 No. 3 (2020): Colour & Colonialism - Facing the Shadows of the Past

Differential Attainment in Leadership Roles in the UK NHS: Bridging the Gap - Thematic series on Tackling Differential Attainment in Medical Profession 2020

Saif Sait
BAPIO Institute for Health Research, Bedford, UK
Vijay Nayar
BAPIO Institute for Health Research, Bedford, UK
Dev Chauhan
BAPIO Institute for Health Research, Bedford, UK
Sahana Rao
BAPIO Institute for Health Research, Bedford, UK
Geeta Menon
BAPIO Institute for Health Research, Bedford, UK
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Published 2020-10-23


  • differential attainment,
  • leadership roles,
  • NHS

How to Cite

Sait, S., Nayar, V., Chauhan, D., Rao, S., & Menon, G. (2020). Differential Attainment in Leadership Roles in the UK NHS: Bridging the Gap - Thematic series on Tackling Differential Attainment in Medical Profession 2020. Sushruta Journal of Health Policy & Opinion, 13(3), 1–12. https://doi.org/10.38192/13.3.22


Aim – to review the evidence on differential attainment in leadership positions in the NHS and develop an expert consensus

In this review we will explore in-depth, the current data surrounding differential attainment in leadership roles in the UK NHS, possible reasons for these disparities, and what interventions may address this inequality. This scoping review forms part of the Alliance for Equality in Healthcare Professions project on DA chaired by the British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (BAPIO) and will be integrated into the Bridging the Gap project undertaken by BAPIO Institute for Health Research (BIHR).


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