Primary Care UK

E5: Racial Discrimination in Primary Care – PART 1



This is a SPECIAL EPISODE in which our host Munir Adam is joined by a number of leaders that have dedicated their time, expertise and their heart towards addressing the extremely important problem of racial discrimination experienced by Primary Care staff.

This is part 1 of a two part discussion.  By the end of this part you will have heard about:

  • The scale of the problem of racial discrimination and harassment
  • Common pitfalls, even by those who perhaps mean well
  • The journey taken by a dedicated team in London to create the first ever Primary Care Workforce Report about this
  • The impact that discrimination has had on those who have suffered
  • Actual quotes from sufferers
  • And more

SPECIAL THANKS to our contributors:

NAVINA EVANS, CEO of Health Education England
NAUREEN BHATTI, London Workforce Race Strategy Primary Care Strategic Lead, Health Education England; co-chair for London Primary Care in Workforce Race Strategy Working Group
JONATHAN SAMPSON, Senior Programme Manager, Transforming Primary Care Regional NHS-Improvement; co-chair for London Primary Care in Workforce Race Strategy Working Group
SARAH SWINFIN, Primary Care School Programme Manager, Health Education England
CARRIANNE GREEN, Project Support Officer, Primary Care School London.


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