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My experiences of racism: five minutes with . . . Zana Khan

BMJ 2020; 371 doi: (Published 23 October 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;371:m4127

The London GP talks about her personal experiences of racism, and the need to be bold in tackling racism and discrimination in the NHS

“Racism and discrimination are not things that I’ve experienced previously in the same way as I do now. I often say that the past five years have been worse than the five years before that, and the five years before that. And I think this reflects political cycles. There is no better example than the “hostile environment”—a systematic and psychological assault on …

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