Newcastle NHS organisation named top diversity and inclusion employer in UK healthcare
Newcastle-based NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) has been named best overall out of 136 organisations that took part in the Employers network for equality and inclusion (enei) benchmarking. It is also one of 12 organisations to achieve the gold award.
The TIDE (Talent, Inclusion and Diversity Evaluation) benchmarking process looked at diversity and inclusion work across the whole organisation including policy, procedure and practice, recruitment, colleague training and development, communication and engagement, and more.
Michael Brodie, Chief Executive of NHSBSA said: "We’re delighted to be recognised as one of the most inclusive organisations in the UK. This is a great reflection of how far we have come and to the efforts of all our people. NHS Business Services Authority is a great place to work, we’re passionate about creating a truly diverse and inclusive organisation where our people are supported to bring their whole selves to work to enable them to be at their best."
The Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (enei) is the leading employer network promoting equality and inclusion in the workplace. Their role is to influence government, business and trade unions, campaigning for real practical change.
The Gold Standard is only awarded to the very top performing organisations in TIDE. The TIDE mark allows organisations to measure progress in equality, diversity and inclusion practice both year-on-year and in comparison with their peers.