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
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....read more
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%,...read more
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...read more
Personalisation and equalities: Understanding, developing & making personalisation work for all communities.
Findings from a learning event held by Disability Rights UK, the Race Equality Foundation and the LGB&T Partnership, in conjunction with the Department of Health, Public Health England and NHS England Compiled by Kat Clayton, Zoe Gardner, Farah Islam Barrett and...read more
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...read more
Foreword In our mental health strategy, No Health Without Mental Health , we set ourselves – and society as a whole – some big challenges. We stated that mental health must have equal priority with physical health, that discrimination associated with mental health...read more
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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