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
BBC News-Ethnic bias' delayed care before Liverpool woman's death An article published on the website for BBC News, by the journalist Jonny Humphries, in the last week detailed the death of a pregnant black woman last year as a result of...
This report published by the Centre for Mental Health on 31 January 2024 with the above title. The report commissioned by Bradford District and Craven Health and Care Partnership to help design their approach to understanding, engaging and supporting adults with mental health needs from racialised communities…
This report published by CQC on 19 October 2023 makes clear that problems with people’s access to care in England is an enduring issue featured in its earlier reports. Furthermore, while all systems have some equality and health inequalities objectives, not all plans have timeframes and measures. In addition, staff regularly
This article published by the Independent on 26 September 2023 is just one of a series of articles about the failure of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) failing to address the racism within the nursing and midwifery profession in the NHS. The article states that staff were too scared to report their concerns to the regulator
This report published by The Kings Fund in February 2024 sets out how the health and care system in England must shift its focus away from hospital care to primary and community services if it is to be effective and sustainable. Although this is cited as a vision by the government it is far from being achieved
This report published by NHS England on 30 June 2023 is the first report of its kind and sets out the strategic direction for the long-term, including the action that needs to be taken locally, regionally and nationally in the short to medium term to address current workforce challenges. The actions fall into 3 categories notably train, retain and reform….