Trusts and systems must draw up plans to improve the diversity of their executive and senior leadership teams over the next 12 months, and evidence progress against them by summer 2025, NHS England has announced.
A new equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) improvement plan also says every board and executive team member will have EDI objectives they will be assessed against during annual appraisals by spring 2024.
The targets form part of six “high impact actions,” each with set targets that aim to address the “widely known intersectional impacts of discrimination and bias” within the NHS.
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Source: HSJ, 8 June 2023