Black History Month

Black History Month events

Celebrating the contribution of the black, Asian and minority ethnic nursing workforce
  • 02 Jul 2021 Online

    Closing the gap

    In this joint session, you can hear about the work of the NHS National Chief Nursing Officer Black Minority Ethnic (BME) Strategic Advisory Group over the past year, and how the newly established North East and Yorkshire regional group intends to influence the wider BME agenda for the future.

  • 17 Sep 2021 Online

    It takes a village

    COVID-19 has highlighted the structural inequalities and inequities and the systemic racism that exist in society but also within the systems we work within health outcomes for Black and Asian people throughout the life course are poorer, including health and social care staff. How do we create a system that leaves no one behind?

  • 08 Oct 2021 Online

    Fireside Chat with Ben Hunte

    Join us for an inspirational conversation with BBC News Correspondent Ben Hunte, who will be exploring and talking about his own experiences of intersectionality, racism, resilience and how you can make a difference to the lives of your patients and your communities.

Watch Dame Donna Kinnair’s interview for Black History Month

Dame Donna Kinnair celebrates Black History Month in this interview with fellow RCN staff member, Fiyin Adeoye

Nursing whilst black

Listening to the voices and experiences of nurses, healthcare support workers and students from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds