Community Benefits Capacity Building

Organisation : Public Health Department, NHS Lothian
Grant Amount : £ 50,000
Project Dates : June 2016 to July 2018

The project will employ a specialist Community Benefits Officer within Procurement to achieve a step change in the use of Community Benefits Clauses in NHS Lothian contracts; increase use of Supported Businesses and increase standards of equality and human rights in contracted services.

This project creates capacity to deliver increased social and ethical objectives while existing resources are focused on financial recovery.