How you can tackle casual racism and microaggression in the NHS
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How you can tackle casual racism and microaggression in the NHS

Jennifer Trueland Health writer

The steps every nurse can take to confront unconscious bias and be an authentic ally

A toy monkey being left on top of the locker of a black member of staff, a comment from a passing consultant that if a black colleague had been on television it must have been Crimewatch, being passed over for jobs or promotions because of the colour of your skin – or conversely, being told you had got the job to fulfil a diversity quota.

Nursing Management. 27, 5, 14-17. doi: 10.7748/nm.27.5.14.s6

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