Bushara Bostan works for NHS Leeds as a Health Improvement Specialist in the Diversity Inclusion and Vulnerable Groups Team. The key aims of this role are around providing specialist public health advice and support to ensure the implementation of public health policies, strategies and work programmes across Leeds; with the overall aim of reducing health inequalities in some of the cities most vulnerable people.
The EEiC project complements her current role by providing a wide range of insights into the commissioning of health services for multiethnic populations, to allow commissioning of services that better meet the needs of black and minority ethnic patients and thereby help reduce ethnic inequalities in healthcare experiences and health outcomes.
Better Health briefings
- Better Health 27: High quality healthcare commissioning: Why race equality must be at its heart by Sarah Salway, Daniel Turner, Ghazala Mir, Lynne Carter, John Skinner, Bushara Bostan, Kate Gerrish and George Ellison