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BME staff are more likely to be bullied in most acute trusts, report finds

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: (Published 02 June 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i3124
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. BMJ Careers
  1. arimmer{at}

Black and ethnic minority (BME) staff were more likely to be bullied, harassed, or abused than their white colleagues in most acute trusts, a report by NHS England has found.1

On Thursday 2 June the NHS Equality and Diversity Council published the first national report on the NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES).

The report gathered together the experiences of BME and white staff in every NHS …

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