Casual racism and microaggression: what you can do about it
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Casual racism and microaggression: what you can do about it

Jennifer Trueland Health journalist

The steps every nurse can take to confront unconscious bias – whether their own or others’

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 on Crimewatch, staff being passed over for jobs or promotions because of the colour of their skin – or conversely, being told they had got the job to fulfil a diversity quota.

Nursing Standard. 35, 10, 38-40. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.10.38.s16

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