Intended for healthcare professionals


White NHS staff are more likely to secure jobs

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 28 December 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5841
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. BMJ Careers
  1. arimmer{at}

The Workforce Race Equality Standard 2017 gathers data from all NHS trusts in England and covers 1.3 million staff members, of whom 425 000 identified as being from a black and minority ethnic (BME) background.1 Data on staff members were not broken down by profession.


White applicants who have been shortlisted for a role are …

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