NHS BME NETWORK FRIDAY INSIGHTS & UPDATES -17 September 2021

1. Notification regarding our Friday message Just to let you know we will be taking a late summer break. After today our messages will resume on 15 October 2021. That said, we will include any event worthy of reporting between now and then in our first message on 15...

Race Equality in the NHS-Time for Change

Race Equality and the NHS- Time for Change Presented by Dr Vivienne Lyfar-Cissé, Chair of NHS BME Network The NHS is probably the most diverse employer in the UK, employing more BAME people than any other organisation. But how equal and fair is it as an employer and...

COMMISSION ON RACE AND ETHIC DISPARITIES REPORT

This report reviewed the evidence concerning race and ethnic disparities and concludes (erroneously in our view) that the UK has fundamentally shifted from race events in the past and has become a more open society such that we are now in a new era of...

ENGLAND CIVIL SOCIETY SUBMISSION TO THE UN ICERN

On 14 July 2021 the Runnymede Trust submitted the shadow report from civil society groups to the United Nations. The report shows that racism is systemic in England and impacts BME groups’ enjoyment of rights. Disparities facing BME groups in England exist in...

MEDICAL WRES REPORT

The first Medical WRES report was published on 20 July 2021. Not surprisingly the report finds that BME doctors face a worse experience at work when compared to white doctors. The report looks at 11 separate indicators….