We are committed to recognising the difference and value that all people add to our organisation and we strive to create an environment where everyone can use their skills and abilities to their maximum potential.
We have a duty to respond to changing demographics and it is important to us that we be an organisation of choice for people from all diverse backgrounds.
Equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) annual report
The EDI Annual Report highlights the progress which has been made over the previous year to achieve our EDI objectives. Take a look at our latest annual report.
You can also take a look at our previous EDI annual reports.
NWAS Annual Employment Monitoring Data
You can view a full summary of our employment monitoring data.
You can also take a look at our historic data.
NHS Equality Delivery System (EDS)
The Equality Delivery System (EDS) is a framework which helps NHS organisations improve the services for local communities and provide better working environments, free of discrimination, for those who work in the NHS.
Workforce Disability Equality Standard (WDES)
As per national requirements, you can view our current WDES data and report, relating to how we seek to tackle inequalities relating to disability in the workplace.
You can view the latest WDES action plan here.
You can also view the previous WDES report.
Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES)
As per national requirements, you can view our current WRES data and report, relating to how we seek to tackle inequalities relating to race in the workplace.
You can also view the latest WRES action plan here.
You can also view the Previous WRES report.
Gender Pay Gap (GPG)
Disability Confident Leader
As a Disability Confident Leader we are committed to recruit, retain and develop staff who are disabled and have long-term health conditions.
As a disability confident employer, we have demonstrated that we are benefiting from being able to draw from the widest possible pool of talent and are getting the right people for our business. By stepping up to become a disability confident leader we have also demonstrated that we act as a champion for disability confident within our local and business communities and encourage and support businesses in our supply chains and networks to become disability confident.
Carolyn Wood, Director of Finance and Executive Champion for the Disability Network, said, “As the executive champion of the Disability Network, I am delighted that the trust has been successfully recognised as a Disability Confident Leader. This confirms our continued commitment to getting the right people into the organisation and keeping and developing our people. Through the work of the network, we will continue to make sure that everyone has the best experience of joining and working for the trust.”