18 February 2020

Out of 500 organisations that applied to be part of the Stonewall Top 100 Employers scheme, ELFT is ranked at 202.

Last year ELFT was placed at 185, but this year that has been an increase in a further 50 organisations applying to the scheme. 

64 health organisations applied in total, and ELFT is rated 24th in this list.

ELFT scored highly in the provision of a staff LGBT network - It scored a '15' whilst in the health sector overall the average score was 8.5 

On hearing the news, Trust Chief Medical Officer and Trust Executive Lead for LGBT+ Dr Paul Gilluley said: "I am very proud of what has been achieved at ELFT over the last year in relation to our LGBT+ staff. 

"Our LGBT Network has done some fantastic ground breaking work."