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Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES)

Data Provision Notice to require the submission of data from NHS organisations and NHS commissioners to fulfil the requirements of the Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES.

This Data Provision Notice sets out a requirement for data to be submitted by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to NHS Digital.

In accordance with the Health and Care Act 2022, as of 1 July 2022, CCGs are abolished and their statutory obligations will be managed by Integrated Care Boards. These obligations include the continuing requirement to submit data to NHS Digital as set out in this Data Provision Notice


It is used to provide a national picture of the implementation of the WRES for national policymakers, networks (including BME networks), commissioners, social partners and regulators.

Read the Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) Data Provision Notice

Scope of the collection

  • Acute trusts
  • Mental health trusts
  • Community provider trusts
  • Ambulance trusts
  • NHS commissioning organisations




30 June 2022: Page updated to add note about closure of CCGs and ongoing obligation of ICBs.

Last edited: 30 June 2022 7:31 am