Exposed @ RCN Congress

We are pleased to announce that Exposed will be the focus of the Mary Seacole Lecture at the Royal College of Nurses conference in Glasgow details below. The screening will involve several RCN members who participated in the film and will be speaking about the demands of the Anti-Racist Manifesto, amongst other things. June 7Continue reading “Exposed @ RCN Congress”

London Premiere of ‘Exposed’: Racism and the Pandemic documentary + Q&A

Sat, 25 June 2022 15:00 – Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7BY Tickets Racism like a virus spreads and causes significant harm.’ Nursing Narratives: Racism and the Pandemic (an AHRC/UKRI Rapid Response to Covid-19 research project). This is the London premier of Exposed a documentary about the experiences of racism of nursesContinue reading “London Premiere of ‘Exposed’: Racism and the Pandemic documentary + Q&A”

Conference Timetable

Nursing Narratives: Racism and the Pandemic, Owen Building, Sheffield Hallam University 09:00 – Registration, Level 6 reception area 09:30 – Plenary: Professor Carol Baxter, author of The Black Nurse: An Endangered Species, Hallam Hall 09:50 – Evidence 1: Overview of the project and headline research findings: Research team, Hallam Hall 11:00 – Break Tea and Coffee in HallamContinue reading “Conference Timetable”

Conference and film launch for Nursing Narratives: Racism and the Pandemic

Sat, 5 March 2022 09:30 – 16:30 GMT Hallam Hall, City Campus, Owen Building, Sheffield City Centre,S1 2LX Tickets here. ‘Racism like a virus spreads and causes significant harm.’  Nursing Narratives: Racism and the Pandemic (an AHRC/UKRI Rapid Response to Covid-19 research project) has taken a grass-roots approach to understand the experiences of Black andContinue reading “Conference and film launch for Nursing Narratives: Racism and the Pandemic”

We Black nurses, are there.

Karen Hutchinson MSC RMN.RGN. 38 years and still counting. I am really saddened by the lack of the media representation of Black nurses and indeed people of colour in the fight against COVID-19. But I am not surprised. After 38 years of working as a nurse in various health settings… this is my unfortunate ‘norm’. IContinue reading “We Black nurses, are there.”

Give Us a Break – Racism in Nursing.

This is a nurse’s reality, written in confidence to protect against backlash. When I decided to become a nurse all of those years ago, it was simply because I wanted to care for people; human beings as people. It would never have been the case that I only wanted to care for or work withContinue reading “Give Us a Break – Racism in Nursing.”

Understanding wariness in the Black community over the COVID-19 vaccine.

Adedolapo Adeleke on the need to build community trust. “I am not taking the vaccine, I do not trust it. I think it’s too soon to have a vaccine.” This was the response I got when I asked a friend if they were going to take the COVID 19 vaccine. This reluctance to receiving theContinue reading “Understanding wariness in the Black community over the COVID-19 vaccine.”

2020 – A year when everything stood still.

Covid through the eyes of an ICU nurse. Last year on the 23rdMarch 2020 I volunteered to work in the intensive care unit from my base which was a dermatology out-patients department. It has been a year since the Covid 19 outbreak happened. We were certain that we would be redeployed to other areas. SinceContinue reading “2020 – A year when everything stood still.”