Data was collected in each NHS trust. Some trusts recorded board membership in the NHS’s main HR and payroll system and others used internal databases. All trusts had to enter their data into the Strategic Data Collection System online collection system, which allows trusts to share their data with NHS England.
The data comes from all 231 NHS trusts.
Calculations of percentages includes members whose ethnicity was not known.
Percentages are given to the nearest whole number.Quality and methodology information