Leading the way on diversity and inclusion

13 Dec 2022

Our partners Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust have won two prestigious national awards for leading the way in creating a more diverse and inclusive organisation.

The Building a Fairer Oxleas programme (BAFO) has won the Healthcare People Management Association Annual Awards for leading in equality, diversity and inclusion.

While the Shadow Executive programme has won the Enei Inclusivity Excellence Annual Awards for an innovative approach to diversity and inclusion.

This follows being finalists in the Engage 2022 Awards for the best Diversity and Inclusion Strategy earlier this year.

Chief Executive of Oxleas, Dr Ify Okocha has welcomed the awards. He said: “Making Oxleas a Great Place to Work is one of the key aims of our strategy. This means making the trust a great place to work for all. The Building a Fairer Oxleas programme and Shadow Executive are just two ways we are making positive changes. Thank you to all our colleagues who have helped make these innovative programmes such a success.”

Find out more information on our partnerships, and how we’re working together to improve health and care for our local communities.