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Letters Institutional racism

Lack of support for staff to combat racism

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 25 February 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g1716
  1. Robin J Warshafsky, GP/deputy medical director
  1. 1Integrated Care 24, Ashford, UK
  1. robin.warshafsky{at}

I am currently managing an incident where a nurse in a nursing home requested, on behalf of a resident, a white doctor to attend the resident out of hours.1 All our telephone contacts are recorded. It was chilling to listen to an Asian nurse identify …

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