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NHS: BME staff ‘more likely to be bullied than white colleagues’

David Cameron with NHS staff.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

LEADING Asians from the NHS have called for action after a new national survey found that racism and discrimination against minority staff was widespread in the NHS. The experiences of BME and white workers from a 2015 staff survey at every NHS trust across England were published last Thursday (2) in the inaugural report of the NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES). It found that 75 per cent of black, minority and ethics (BME) had been victims of bullying or harassment by team leaders or managers, and 86 per cent of BME staff believed that the NHS as employers did…

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