About Us

At an inaugural National BME Conference held on 5 June 2009 over 400 BME professionals and senior leaders gave a mandate to the then South East Coast BME Network as the conference host to establish a NHS BME Network based on the tripartite principles of Hope, Change and Bottom up.

It was agreed that the National Network should be established as an

“Independent and effective voice for BME staff, BME Patients and BME Service users to ensure the NHS delivers on its statutory duties regarding race equality”

The NHS BME Network was launched on 4 June 2010 at the London Hilton Park Lane and was a huge success. Please click here to see the conference by pictures.

The NHS BME Network Constitution outlines how the NHS BME Network will deliver on its aims and objectives.