Welcome to NHS BME NetworkWelcome to the NHS BME Network an independent Network open to all Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) people, including staff, patients, service users and carers.
The Network provides BME people with the following:
- An opportunity to bring about change in the NHS
- An opportunity for BME people to be heard
- Access to better and more appropriate healthcare
- Information and Interpretation of NHS Policy
- Access to a network of people of shared vision
From our Blog
NHS BME NETWORK FRIDAY INSIGHTS & UPDATES -23 October 2020 1.The Staff-Side committee at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust halts partnership with Trust leaders due to an endemic culture of racism discrimination and bullying. The HSJ reported on 22...
This report commissioned by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights is the first of its kind and highlights in the main that black people do not believe they are treated equally to white people by the NHS.
This report by the EHRC summarises evidence that helps us understand the effects of COVID-19 pandemic on different groups in society in relation to a number of key issues including work.
This report highlights that the biggest workforce issue of the pandemic relates to discrimination of BME staff and the fact there is much work for the NHS to do to address this important issue both for BME staff and patients.
This report details the work that has been undertaken by the government since the publication of PHE reports in June 2020 highlighting the disparities that exist in relation to ethnicity and COVID-19 infections. However, it makes no mention of structural racism...
1. Hull Medical Society Racism in the NHS-Next steps Speaker- Dr Vivienne Lyfar-Cissé 30 September 2020 2. Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust Black History Month Event Speaker -Dr Vivienne Lyfar-Cissé 12 October 2020 3. Oxford Health NHS...