Letters Tackling racial discrimination in the NHS

Political parties must tackle racial discrimination against staff and patients

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5212 (Published 19 August 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5212
  1. Jagtar Dhanda, head of inclusion1
  1. 1Macmillan Cancer Support, London SE1 7UQ, UK
  1. jdhanda{at}macmillan.org.uk

Macmillan Cancer Support agrees with Roger Kline’s assertion in Limb’s news article that the treatment of black and minority ethnic staff in the NHS is a good predictor of patient experience among all patients.1 Research carried out for Macmillan by the Picker Institute shows that in hospital …

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