Welcome to NHS BME Network

Welcome to NHS BME Network

Welcome to the NHS BME Network an independent Network open to all Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) people. The Network provides BME people with the following: An opportunity to bring about change in the NHS An opportunity for BME people to be heard Access to better and...
WRES Data Analysis Report

WRES Data Analysis Report

FOREWORD Research and evidence strongly suggest that less favourable treatment of Black and Ethnic Minority (BME) staff in the NHS, through poorer experience or opportunities, has significant impact on the efficient and effective running of the NHS and adversely...
Race Equality Service Review

Race Equality Service Review

The South East Coast Black & Minority Ethnic (BME) Network was launched in June 2007 with sponsorship from the South East Coast Strategic Health Authority (SHA), Sussex Partnership NHS Trust and the trade union Managers in Partnership. The perception within the...
Commissioners question NHS leaders about BME equity

Commissioners question NHS leaders about BME equity

Share on linkedIn 5 June, 2015 13:11 For the first time, six leaders in NHS bodies came together for a panel discussion yesterday, and black and minority ethnic (BME) equity was a key topic in the audience’s questions. Wayne Farah, the vice chair of Newham CCG, asked...
Letter to Simon Stevens 24.12.14

Letter to Simon Stevens 24.12.14

Dr Vivienne Lyfar-Cissé PO BOX 5205 Hove BN52 9JW Mr Simon Stevens Chief Executive NHS England PO BOX 16738 Redditch B97 9PT 24 December 2014 Dear Mr Stevens RE: Workforce Race Equality Standard As Chair of the NHS BME Network I would like to take this opportunity to...
Congrats to Dr Lyfar-Cissé-BME Pioneer Award

Congrats to Dr Lyfar-Cissé-BME Pioneer Award

We’d like to congratulate all those who have been nominated for their outstanding achievements and their contribution to a high-quality, inclusive health service. Talented healthcare leaders need access to continuing professional development opportunities to create...
The Future of NHS Leadership Summit-2014

The Future of NHS Leadership Summit-2014

Keynote Speaker: Andy Burnham, Shadow Health Secretary The Future of NHS Leadership 2014 on 10th September will explore the evolving path faced by those directing & implementing reform across the health service. Put your questions to the Shadow Health Secretary,...
NHS Race Equality Standard

NHS Race Equality Standard

  EXCLUSIVE: NHS race equality standard unveiled 31 July, 2014 | By Shaun Lintern Exclusive: NHS organisations are to be forced to increase the representation of ethnic minorities in senior positions or face contractual and regulatory consequences, HSJ can reveal. NHS...