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 -01 July 2022

1. RCN study shows racism is endemic in the NHS  We have only now become aware of a study published by the RCN, at its annual conference on 8 June 2022, which it states shows that racism is “endemic” in the NHS. The survey of almost 10,000 nursing...

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UK COVID-19 INQUIRY (AMENDED) DRAFT TERMS OF REFERENCE

The Rt. Hon. Baroness Hallett DBE as Chair of the UK Covid-19 Inquiry has written to the Prime Minister to ask him to accept her amendments to his draft TOR to allow inequalities pertaining to both protected and unprotected characteristics to be...

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NHS CONFEDERATION REPORT-SHATTERED HOPES

This report published on 17 June 2022 detailing the findings of a survey of 123 BME leaders in the NHS shows that over 50% considered leaving the NHS in the last 3 years because of racism in the NHS ..

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