Welcome to NHS BME Network

Welcome 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

NHS Race Equality Standard

NHS Race Equality Standard

  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...

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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...

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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%,...

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