As part of the national work on the workforce disability equality programme, NHS Employers diversity and inclusion team and NHS England have organised four share and learn webinars to help NHS organisations implement the NHS Workforce Disability Equality Standard (WDES).
This webinar will provide support to those involved in recruiting and retaining staff with disabilities and will:
- help managers build a wider understanding of the WDES metrics that are relevant to recruitment and retention
- share good practice on building line management capability in supporting, understanding and valuing disabled staff
identify inclusive practice in the recruitment and retention of disabled staff.
In addition, we will be hosting a further three webinars:
22 May 2019, 11.30am -12.30pm
Action planning for the NHS Workforce Disability Equality Standard
4 June 2019, 2-3pm
Improving disability declaration rates
26 June 2019, 10.30am - 11.30am
The role of senior leaders in supporting workforce disability
Learn more about the WDES
The WDES came into force on 1 April 2019 and is a set of specific measures (metrics) that will enable NHS organisations to compare the experiences of disabled and non-disabled staff.
Find out more about the WDES and access a range of resources to assist with implementation.
Event contact details
Should you have any questions regarding the webinar or accessibility, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.