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NHS publishes pharmacy workforce inclusivity standard

Advice for all dispensary teams

October 10th 2023

Tagged: HR Zone news Pharmacy owners' news

By Ailsa Colquhoun

Employers of Black, Asian and minority ethnic dispensing team members are encouraged to tackle discrimination in their workplaces.

Published to coincide with Black History Month, the Pharmacy Workforce Race Equality Standard (PWRES) report aims to begin the process of creating an evidence base to reveal racism, discrimination and inequality in career progression in the NHS pharmacy workforce for the benefit of the wider NHS system.

The standard encourages action at all levels of the NHS, and for employers, via the following tools: