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Racism in the NHS: why nurses say structural discrimination is not a thing of the past

Prejudice remains alive and well, insist black and minority ethnic nurses’ groups

Racial prejudice remains alive and well in the health service, say groups representing black and minority ethnic nurses, despite the findings of a report by the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities

  • Official report caused outcry by asserting the UK is no longer rigged against people from minority ethnic communities
  • Nurses’ groups have spoken out against the report findings and describe the ‘glass ceiling’ many nurses encounter
  • Find out what to do it you are a nurse experiencing racial prejudice at work or you see it happening to colleagues

Nurses have spoken out

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