Thursday 18 August 2022 03:04 PM Fury over 'sexist' NHS job ad that says 'preferably someone who identifies as a ... trends now

Thursday 18 August 2022 03:04 PM Fury over 'sexist' NHS job ad that says 'preferably someone who identifies as a ... trends now
Thursday 18 August 2022 03:04 PM Fury over 'sexist' NHS job ad that says 'preferably someone who identifies as a ... trends now

Thursday 18 August 2022 03:04 PM Fury over 'sexist' NHS job ad that says 'preferably someone who identifies as a ... trends now

EXCLUSIVE Fury over 'sexist' NHS job ad: Health chiefs seek 'candidates who identify as female' for £100,000-a-year director of operations role £100,000 director of operations role was posted by Barts Health Trust this week Role says they are particularly want candidates who 'identify as female' to apply  Charities and experts have slammed the NHS ad for being discriminatory to men

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The NHS has been slammed as sexist after advertising for a senior role in which the candidate 'identifies as female'.

Barts Health NHS Trust in London is hiring a director of operations that will be paid an annual salary of around £100,000.

Their duties will be to ensure 'safe, high quality and efficient delivery of the day to day operational management of England's largest trust. 

A job ad posted on LinkedIn and the NHS recruitment site says: 'We are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates who identify as female.'

The Men and Boys Coalition charity told MailOnline it was 'discriminatory' and flew in the face of equality.

Charities have accused this job ad from NHS Barts Health Trust as being discriminatory towards men by saying the encourage applications from candidates who identify as female

Charities have accused this job ad from NHS Barts Health Trust as being discriminatory towards men by saying the encourage applications from candidates who identify as female

Victory for common sense as NHS says it WILL include 'women' and 'girls' in guidance about periods 

NHS-backed guidance on periods will be updated to include the terms 'women' and 'girls' in a victory for campaigners.

Earlier this month MailOnline exposed how they had been omitted in favour of phrases like 'people who bleed' and 'half of the population'.

The guidance was published on a website called ‘Bloody Brilliant’, which cost taxpayers £84,000 and was set up by the Welsh Government.

The branch of NHS Wales responsible for the advice confirmed to MailOnline the language will be changed to include 'women' and 'girls'.

'We want Bloody Brilliant to be a resource that is authentic and relevant to our audience and so we have listened carefully to recent feedback on our use of language,' NHS Wales Health Collaborative said in a statement.

'Having considered a wide spectrum of views, we will be making some changes to include referring to young women and girls rather than "people who bleed".'

The statement goes on to say the website will still remain sensitive to the needs of those who menstruate but 'do not identify as female'.

In a statement the Welsh Government said it will also be taking the recent feedback on board for ongoing consultation

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