We are committed to implementing and improving equality across the NHS.
The workforce race equality scheme (WRES) has nine indicators and requires NHS organisations to close the gap between the experience of black, ethnic minority and black staff with that of white staff.
WRES directly supports having a representative workforce and inclusive leadership, and indirectly supports better health outcomes and improved patient access and experience.
It will allow us to provide focus on a number of areas including:
Liz Allen, non-executive director, is our Wellbeing Guardian.