9 Sep 2021

Thousands of Black, Asian and minority ethnic NHS mental health staff in England face abuse and racism at work, analysis says

Health and Social Care Editor

Harassed, bullied or abused at work by members of the public, colleagues and their own managers – that’s the experience of thousands of ethnic minority staff working in mental health trusts around England.

The Royal College of Psychiatrists, which analysed the research, is urging NHS chiefs to stand up against racism and discrimination by improving conditions and opportunities for all staff.

We spoke to two doctors about their experiences.