Welcome to NHS BME NetworkWelcome to the NHS BME Network an independent Network open to all Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) people, including staff, patients, service users and carers.
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 more appropriate healthcare
- Information and Interpretation of NHS Policy
- Access to a network of people of shared vision
From our Blog
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...
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 wellbeing
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...
The Inquiry reveals that the BME fatalities were probably avoidable and details a number of harrowing testimonies from the BME communities about their experiences which are clearly influenced by the structural discrimination that exists in the NHS.
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...