NHS Race and Health Observatory – Pulse oximetry and racial bias

The accuracy of Pulse Oximeter readings from black and minority ethnic people could be seriously misleading, particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic, and need further assessment.

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Black health care professionals urge public to learn the signs of lung cancer

Black health care professionals are backing the latest NHS and Public Health England campaign urging people to contact their GP practice if they have a cough for three weeks or more and it isn’t COVID-19.

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Meghan interview provides opportunity for new conversation about race

Following the Interview of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex by Oprah Winfrey, on the 7th March 2021, Rev. Alton Bell, chair of the charity Movement for Justice and Reconciliation, is imploring the Monarchy to see this as an opportunity to bring about real lasting racial reconciliation.

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Funding will help to tackle health inequalities in Black & Asian communities

Thirty-Five community projects in England have received a share of £600,000 funding as part of the Government’s commitment to tackle health inequalities in Black and Asian communities.

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Pearson Releases Race & Ethnicity Editorial Guidelines

 Pearson today released editorial guidelines that will advance the company’s commitment to fighting systemic racism in education. The guidelines will serve as a resource to help content developers — including authors, reviewers and editors.

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New Chair to Lead the Drive for Diversity in Apprenticeships

During National Apprenticeship Week 2021 Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills, Gillian Keegan, joined a meeting of the Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network to speak to members and announce the appointment of a new chair.

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