NHS BME NETWORK FRIDAY INSIGHTS & UPDATES -18 September 2020 1. Cleaners more likely to be infected with COVID-19 than medics working in ICU Alex Ritcher, a professor of immunology at the University of Birmingham is the lead author of a study published in the...
This report commissioned by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights is the first of its kind and highlights in the main that black people do not believe they are treated equally to white people by the NHS.
A review by PHE details the discussions had with BME stakeholders to better understand the factors that may be influencing the relationship and impact of COVID-19 on BAME communities including structural discrimination and racism
The Inquiry reveals that the BME fatalities were probably avoidable and details a number of harrowing testimonies from the BME communities about their experiences which are clearly influenced by the structural discrimination that exists in the NHS.