Understanding Race Equality in the Health Sector
Did you know
76% doctors and medical students surveyed by the BMJ said they had been subjected to at least one incident of racist behaviour in the past two years, with 17% stating they experienced it regularly.
Of those who had experienced racism, 71% told the survey that they had chosen not to report the incident either out of fear of being labelled a ‘trouble-maker’ or due to lack of confidence that adequate action would be taken.
14% said that they had considered leaving their jobs with 6% electing to leave their positions in the past two years owing to racial discrimination.
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The following reports and articles outline the challenges, strategies and commitments to tackling race inequity in the NHS