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Letters Racism in the NHS

Doctors who look and speak differently may be mistrusted

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 15 February 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:328
  1. Satheesh Mathew, consultant paediatrician
  1. Newham University Hospital, London E13 8SL
  1. satheesh.mathew{at}

    The experiences of the anonymous doctor 1 are transferable to the thousands of visible minority doctors attempting to find career progression, satisfaction, and a sense of belonging in the NHS. Those who come to the United Kingdom having trained elsewhere are much less equipped to face these challenges, …

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