Tackling race inequalities in nursing

Webinar series

19 Jun 2020 - 04 Sep


‘Tackling race inequalities in nursing’ is a new online series by the RCN which seeks to start the conversation about the nature of race, racism and structural discrimination and inequality across the profession.

The first session ‘Beyond the banner #BlackLivesMatter’ took place on Friday 19 June. If you were not able to join live you can access the recording here.

‘Race, Racism and Nursing’ was chaired by Professor Dame Elizabeth Anionwu and discussed by the panel of Professor Hilary Garratt CBE, Deputy Chief Nursing Officer of NHS England/Improvement, Professor Jean White CBE, Chief Nursing Officer of Wales, Professor Fiona McQueen, Chief Nursing Officer of The Scottish Government and Patrick Gallagher, Transformation Lead Nurse, Nursing and Midwifery and AHP Directorate, Department of Health, Northern Ireland. This was live streamed on Friday 24 July and access to the recording is now available here.

The conversation continues with the following sessions now confirmed: 

Friday 14 August, 11am to 12pm
The Educators

For this third session in the series, Dame Elizabeth Anionwu, Emeritus Professor of Nursing at the University of West London, will once again host a very special panel of guests:

Professor Udak Archibong, Professor of Diversity and Director of the Centre for Inclusion and Diversity, Bradford University
Professor Laura Serrant, Professor of Nursing and Head of Nursing Department, Manchester Metropolitan University
Professor Aisha Holloway, Head of Nursing Studies and Professor of Nursing Studies, Edinburgh University
Vanessa Anthony, Student and member of RCN Students Committee

Friday 4 September, 11am to 12pm
The Regulators and The Employers

Full details to be confirmed shortly. Please keep checking the website for updated information.

All sessions in this event series will be open to members and non-members.

Keep the discussion going using @RCN_inclusion and #RCNInclusion


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