The Workforce Disability Equality Standard (WDES) is a set of ten specific measures (metrics) which enables NHS organisations to compare the workplace and career experiences of Disabled and non-disabled staff. NHS trusts use the metrics data to develop and publish an action plan. It will enable us to demonstrate progress against the indicators of Disability equality.
Making a difference for Disabled staff
The WDES enables us to understand the experiences of our Disabled staff and support positive changes for all existing employees. NBT is committed to creating a more inclusive environment for Disabled people working and seeking employment in our Trust.
"The actions plans are still in draft format as we are still working with our relevant staff networks and other stakeholders to finalise them in due course"