Is racism in the NHS being tackled effectively – or is it getting worse?
Trivialising racism as a ‘minority issue’ ignores its wider impact on staff, organisations and patients
The NHS was built on, and continues to depend on, a diverse workforce. Yet the proportion of staff from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds in England who reported incidents of discrimination rose from 13.8% to 15% between 2017 and 2018.
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