Welcome to NHS BME NetworkWelcome 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 more appropriate healthcare
- Information and Interpretation of NHS Policy
- Access to a network of people of shared vision
From our Blog
12 August, 2014 | By Alison Moore Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust has been urged to improve relationships between staff following a “significant increase” in disciplinary cases related to race discrimination. This is one of the recommendations of the...
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...
‘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: a survey of discrimination in governance and leadership and the potential impact on patient care in London and England. Roger Kline. Research Fellow, Middlesex University Business School Click here for more details....
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%,...
At an inaugural National BME Conference held on 5 June 2009 over 400 BME professionals and senior leaders gave a mandate to the then South East Coast BME Network as the conference host to establish a NHS BME Network based on the tripartite principles of Hope, Change and Bottom up.
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