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
The Guardian-Unequal impact of Covid should be part of UK inquiry says Chair On 12 May 2022 the Guardian published an article with the above title in response to Lady Hallett’s call for greater focus on minority ethnic people, children and mental...
This report published by the RHO on 14 February 2022 presents the findings and recommendations of a rapid review of ethnic inequalities in healthcare and the NHS workforce. Ethnic inequalities which the report states are rooted in experience of...
This report published in January 2022 details a Charter for Change and details a number of recommendations to improve the care and outcomes for people from Black African, Black Caribbean and South Asian groups living with diabetes.The recommendations were made by a steering group of healthcare professionals
This CQC report published on 21 February 2022 details the findings of its review of the MHA 2020/21. The data shows that BME people are more likely to be detained under the MHA, spend longer in hospital and have more subsequent readmissions than white people….
This data report published in March 2022 is the 7th report to be published since the WRES was established and shows that whilst there has been an increase in the number of BME very senior managers there has been a fall in the number of BME...
This report sets out the government’s response to the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities (CRED) and was presented to Parliament in March 2022. The report responds to the 24 recommendations made by the CRED and includes an Action Plan which...