Chart showing breakdown of ethnic groups (employee numbers)
Our data shows that 14% of employees undertaking non-mandatory training were BAME and 77% were White.
We also found that:
- in the Leadership Programme, 9% of participants were BAME, 83% were White and 9% were not stated - this is similar to the current workforce profile
- 14% of leavers were employees who identify as BAME which is slightly above the workforce profile. 73% of leavers were staff who identify as White
- BAME employees made up 11% of employee relations cases which is just below the workforce profile (12%)
- White employees made up 84% of employee relations cases
- of all internal promotions, 78% were White and 13% were BAME
- 35% of job applicants for the Academy were from BAME candidates and 52% of job applicants were White - 13% of Academy jobs were offered to BAME candidates and 78% were White
We are committed to ensuring employees from BAME backgrounds have equal access to career opportunities and receive fair treatment in the workplace.
Although national healthcare arm's-length bodies (ALBs) are not required to implement the NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) and report data against its indicators, in the spirit of transparency and continuous improvement, we are one of six organisations to publish our WRES report data. This is the first time we have submitted our data for the report.