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Government-backed expert panel set up to improve race equality

Nurse managers at every level should ensure they stop discrimination and support fair treatment at work, say leaders
Race-equality

Nurse managers at every level should ensure they stop discrimination and support fair treatment at work, say leaders

The RCN has stated that minority voices remain under-represented in managerial positions, and NHS leaders at middle and senior levels must identify and remove barriers to their progress.

One aim of The NHS Long Term Plan , published by NHS England, is to make organisations reflect the diversity of the communities they serve, given the dearth of staff from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds in senior teams and at board level.

As part of this renewed commitment to tackling inequality, £1 million a year have been promised to support work on the NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES)

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