NHS BME NETWORK FRIDAY INSIGHTS & UPDATES – 30 April 2021

1. Westminster Employment Forum invites Chair, Dr Vivienne Lyfar-Cissé to speak On 25 June 2021 the Westminster Employment Forum is holding an on-line conference concerning Ethnic minority equality in the workplace and has invited our Chair Dr Vivienne Lyfar-Cissé to...

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...

REPORT BY BARONESS LAWRENCE-AN AVOIDABLE CRISIS

This report commissioned by the Labour Party concludes that BME people have been overexposed, under protected and overlooked during the Covid-19 pandemic. Furthermore, that Covid-19 has thrived on the inequalities that exist and exposed the devastating impact of...

GOVERNMENT WHITE PAPER-REFORMING THE MENTAL HEALTH ACT

The Government’s White Paper published on 13 January 2021 outlines the four principles developed by a Review undertaken by Professor Sir Simon Wessely published in 2018 that will guide and shape its approach to reforming legislation, policy and practice concerning the...