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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.

  • The World Economic Forum says Racism poses a public health threat to millions worldwide. Here's How


The following reports and articles outline the challenges, strategies and commitments to tackling race inequity in the NHS

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