Welcome to NHS BME Network

Welcome 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

1. Report highlighting lower uptake of the vaccine by BME NHS staffA report by the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust found that whilst 70.9% of white staff had received the vaccine jab only 58.5% of South Asian staff and 36.8% of black staff had received the...

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BUILD BACK FAIRER: THE COVID 19 MARMOT REVIEW

This report makes the case for the need not only to "Build back better" but also to "Build back fairer" after the pandemic given the level of social, environmental and economic inequality in society are damaging health and wellbeing

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REPORT BY BARONESS LAWRENCE-AN AVOIDABLE CRISIS

This report commissioned by the Labour Party concludes that BME people have been overexposed, under protected and overlooked during the Covid-19 pandemic. Furthermore, that Covid-19 has thrived on the inequalities that exist and exposed the devastating impact of...

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GOVERNMENT WHITE PAPER-REFORMING THE MENTAL HEALTH ACT

The Government’s White Paper published on 13 January 2021 outlines the four principles developed by a Review undertaken by Professor Sir Simon Wessely published in 2018 that will guide and shape its approach to reforming legislation, policy and practice concerning the...

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