Race Equality: Creating support and belonging for internationally recruited NHS staff

Race Equality webinar, held on Friday 23 June 2023.

This webinar covered:

Find the slides here.

Hear Professor Geeta Menon share her own lived experience, and discuss the importance of safe recruitment practices and psychological safety for IEW. 

Hear Professor Dom Patterson outline details of Culture in Health's cultural competence programme for line managers of IEW, including the programmes aims, content and impact.

Hear Oonagh Monkhouse and Onika Patrick-Redhead discuss the support Royal Papworth Hospital offer to their IEWs, through staff networks and reciprocal mentoring. They also share how they recognised the previous work experience of IEW, appropriately re-banding them and back dating their pay using the agenda for change rules. 

Listen to the individual Q&As for each speaker and the panel Q&A where delegates ask questions on:




Chair: Dr MaryAnn Ferreux - Medical director, Kent, Surry and Sussex Academic Health Science Network and Associate Non-executive director, Kent and Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust


Professor Geeta Menon – Postgraduate Dean, for South London, Health Education England

Dom Patterson – GP; founder and managing director, Seventeen Seconds; national clinical advisor, NHSE

Oonagh Monkhouse – Director of workforce and OD, Royal Papworth Hospital FT (RPH)

Onika Patrick-Redhead – Head of equality diversity and inclusion, RPH.