Operation Black Vote-NHS BME Network Conference 2014

Operation Black Vote-NHS BME Network Conference 2014

‘BME Equity and the NHS: Time for Action’ Earlier this month, the NHS BME Network organised a conference entitled ‘BME Equity and the NHS: Time for Action’ held at the Hilton Hotel in London. The national conference created a great opportunity to discuss what needs to...
The Snowy White Peaks of the NHS – Lord Crip’s comment

The Snowy White Peaks of the NHS – Lord Crip’s comment

During Oral Questions in the House of Lords on February 10th I asked how many nurse directors there were in the English NHS from black and minority ethnic backgrounds. The depressing reply was that there were only 5 – from 170 NHS organisations. This is about 2.5%,...
Unite Support for UN Anti-racism Day

Unite Support for UN Anti-racism Day

Unite urges you to support UN anti-racism day A day of action has been called for across Europe on 22 March to coincide with UN Anti-racism Day. Unite is urging its members to show support and stand up against racism and fascism. In the build up to the European...
NHS Guide to Healthcare

NHS Guide to Healthcare

Introduction: What is the NHS? “The NHS belongs to the people. It provides a comprehensive service, available to all irrespective of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, or marital or...
All Parliamentary Party Group-MH Briefing 29.01.14

All Parliamentary Party Group-MH Briefing 29.01.14

TRANSCRIPT OF MEETING James MorrisMP (Halesowen & Rowley Regis)(Con): I would like to welcome you to the APPG on Mental H ealth and the launch of our inquiry into parity of esteem. This is the first of three sessions, each focusing on a different theme. Today we...
NHS Workforce Statistics England

NHS Workforce Statistics England

The NHS is the largest employer in England. As at 30 September 2010, the NHS in England employed around 1,187,000 full time equivalent staff, including 133,000 doctors, 3352,000 nurses and 40,000 managers. This note summarises recent trends in the NHS workforce in...