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When we banish bias, staff and patients win

Mahachi Loraine Chenai Endoscopy governance sister and professional advocate, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Professional advocacy is a role developed in midwifery – and it can be harnessed to promote inclusion in nursing and the wider NHS too

The health service has a diverse workforce, particularly on the front line. But a diverse workforce does not necessarily mean an inclusive one; NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard data show that staff from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds report the poorest workplace experiences in the NHS.

Nursing Standard. 36, 2, 26-26. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.2.26.s13

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