Workforce Race Equality Standard 2020 - 2022

The NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) provides a framework for ensuring that Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic (BAME) staff receive fair treatment in the workplace and have equal access to career opportunities. The data presented provides an overview of the Trust’s performance again the 9 WRES indicators.

Publication date:
01 October 2020
Date range:
October 2020 - October 2021

Indicator 4


Relative likelihood of staff accessing non-mandatory training and CPD

  • White staff - 9.6%
  • BAME staff - 55.9%


The relative likelihood of white staff compared to BAME staff accessing non-mandatory/CPD training is 1.1

A figure below 1 would indicate that white staff are less likely to access non-mandatory/ CPD training.


  1. Introduce the `Opening Doors’ BAME development programme March 2020
  2. Record, report and review learning and development offerings and activity by ethnicity.


  1. Opening Doors Programme to commence 17 March.
  2. Workforce Information & L&D to collaborate on report/data capture


  • Diversity and inclusion facilitator
  • Head of Learning and Development


  1. March 2020
  2. March 2020


  1. Opening Doors Programme on hold due to pandemic

  2. Learning and Development capture information. A training review is in progress.