NHS BME NETWORK FRIDAY INSIGHTS & UPDATES -12 December 2021

There is only one item worthy of mention today and it is evident in the current crisis “race” is not on the agenda  1. Government’s Final Report on Progress to Address COVID-19 Health Inequalities On 3 December 2021 the Minister of State for Equalities Kemi Badenoch...

NHS OPERATIONAL PLANNING GUIDANCE OCTOBER 2021 -MARCH 2022

This report by NHS England published on 30 September 2021 details its operational planning guidance between October 2021 and March 2022. This includes a commitment to deliver on the five priority areas for tackling ethnic health inequalities outlined in its guidance published in March 2021…

CQC REPORT SAFETY, EQUITY AND ENGAGEMENT IN MATERNITY SERVICES

This CQC report published on 20 September 2021 shows limited evidence that maternity services inspected between March to June 2021 were targeting engagement of BME women despite the known ethnic inequalities in maternity services exposed further by the pandemic…

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...