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Everyone stands to gain from diversity in leadership

Flavia Munn @Flavers Assistant editor, Nursing Standard

To improve BME staff representation at senior level, the NHS must start by ensuring all staff feel part of the conversation, a recent conference heard

A lack of black and minority ethnic (BME) nurses in senior positions has long been an issue for the NHS. BME staff make up more than a third of Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) registrants, according to the regulator’s latest annual equality and diversity report, 2015-16, yet their representation in leadership roles is significantly lower than this.

Nursing Standard. 32, 6,12-13. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.6.12.s13

Published in print on 04 October 2017

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