‘We need to get comfortable with talking about racism’
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‘We need to get comfortable with talking about racism’

Alison Stacey Senior news reporter

Open discussion can help challenge denial of race-based discrimination, but staff and managers remain reluctant to raise it

There is a culture of denial about the existence of racism in the NHS workplace and a lack of appetite for ‘race talk’ among employers, research reveals. Senior nurses have used the findings to call for institutional racism to be rooted out of the health service.

Mental Health Practice. 27, 4, 10-12. doi: 10.7748/mhp.27.4.10.s4

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