NHS BME NETWORK FRIDAY INSIGHTS & UPDATES -17 September 2021

1. Notification regarding our Friday message Just to let you know we will be taking a late summer break. After today our messages will resume on 15 October 2021. That said, we will include any event worthy of reporting between now and then in our first message on 15...

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...

HM GOVERNMENT SECOND COVID DISPARITIES REPORT TO PRIME MINISTER

This report details the work that has been undertaken by the government since the publication of its first quarterly report. The main finding is that the evidence suggests that ethnicity was not a factor in the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on BME...

HM GOVERNMENT-FIRST COVID DISPARITIES REPORT TO PRIME MINISTER

This report details the work that has been undertaken by the government since the publication of PHE reports in June 2020 highlighting the disparities that exist in relation to ethnicity and COVID-19 infections. However, it makes no mention of structural racism...

BUILD BACK FAIRER: THE COVID 19 MARMOT REVIEW

This report makes the case for the need not only to “Build back better” but also to “Build back fairer” after the pandemic given the level of social, environmental and economic inequality in society are damaging health and...

EVENTS

1. Hull Medical Society Racism in the NHS-Next steps Speaker- Dr Vivienne Lyfar-Cissé 30 September 2020   2. Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust Black History Month Event Speaker -Dr Vivienne Lyfar-Cissé 12 October 2020   3. Oxford Health NHS...