Professional nursing discussions essential to ensure safe, effective and non-discriminatory care.

Leanne Patrick RMN  Gender Based Violence Nurse Specialist @LeanneHPatrick I begin this blog with a sense of trepidation. It’s been just under two years since I co-authored a paper on academic freedom in nursing (The Culture Wars, nursing, and academic freedom – Darbyshire – 2020 – Journal of Advanced Nursing – Wiley Online Library) in […]

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Confronting Race Inequality with an Open Mind and Open Heart

Yvonne Coghill (@yvonnecoghill1) is the former Director of the Workforce Race Equality Standard in NHS London, and the former Deputy President of the Royal College of Nursing.  Amelia Swift (@nurseswift) was an Associate Editor of Evidence Based Nursing and is a Senior Lecturer in Nursing at the University of Birmingham. They met to discuss race inequality […]

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Enhancing communication with patients from minority ethnic groups

Dr Gloria Likupe – Faculty of Health Science, University of Hull Communication is central to successful caring relationships and to effective team working. Listening is as important as what we say and do and essential for “no decision about me without me”. Communication is the key to a good workplace with benefits for those in […]

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Race, health and the Workforce Race Equality Standard

Race, health and the Workforce Race Equality Standard This week’s Blog is by Lena Abdu (@lenaabdu3), Lead for Improvement & Transformation Lead for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, First Community Health and Care. As Black History Month 2019 draws to a close, a time when we celebrate the outstanding contributions people of African and Caribbean descent […]

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