Black nurses ‘petrified’ of being on front line of Covid second wave without proper protection

This article highlights the Equality 4 Black Nurses findings and is worth reading: https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/b/black-nurses-petrified-of-being-on-front-line-of-covid-second-wave-without-proper-protection Please fill in our Nursing Narratives Survey here: NN Survey

The treatment of nurse Amin Abdullah was racist, and we need to call it out.

by Professor Anandi Ramamurthy, Sheffield Hallam University. Amin Abdullah, an award-winning nurse who had overcome odds in life died after setting himself alight following dismissal from Charing Cross Hospital in 2015. Not only was Amin unfairly treated, but excessive delays in the investigation of his case were unwarranted and impacted on his mental health. BeforeContinue reading “The treatment of nurse Amin Abdullah was racist, and we need to call it out.”

Has discrimination increased in the NHS?

Has discrimination increased in the NHS? by Anandi RamamurthyDiscrimination has increased in the NHS according to the 2019 WRES data. A 2020 survey of over 900 NHS workers in London found that women, Black ethnic minority staff, migrants, nurses and healthcare assistants were most at risk of discrimination and/or harassment at work. Experiencing either discriminationContinue reading “Has discrimination increased in the NHS?”

Racism in clinical trials and health care – what must be done?

Racism in clinical trials and health care – what must be done? by Anandi Ramamurthy Ethnic minorities are currently underrepresented in vaccine clinical trials taking place across the UK. There are only 11,000 volunteers from Asian and British Asian backgrounds (4.3%) and 1,200 from Black, African, Caribbean or Black British backgrounds (0.5%) in current vaccineContinue reading “Racism in clinical trials and health care – what must be done?”

Let’s break the silence by telling the truth to power

Let’s break the silence by telling the truth to power by Sadiq Bhanbro. Racism in the NHS and social care sector is historical, systematic, and widespread, and the pandemic has exposed it all. The disproportionate number of COVID-19 deaths of Black and Minority Ethnic health care staff is an eye-opening example. Therefore, it cannot beContinue reading “Let’s break the silence by telling the truth to power”

Nursing Narratives Survey

Nursing Narratives: Racism and the Pandemic is an Arts and Humanities Research Council project and film that aims to shed light on institutional and workplace racism in health and social care during and prior to the pandemic. Please take our survey so that we can better understand the kinds of racisms that workers in the sector face,Continue reading “Nursing Narratives Survey”

Nursing Narratives Survey – Click here

Do you work for the NHS? Have you experience workplace racism? Please fill in our survey it will take less than 5 mins #RacismintheNHS #RacismatWork #PandemicRacism National Nursing Survey (qualtrics.com) Do you work in health and social care? Have you experienced workplace racism? #RacismintheNHS #RacismatWork #PandemicRacism Nursing Narratives Survey (qualtrics.com) We are launching this ongoing nationalContinue reading “Nursing Narratives Survey – Click here”