On this page, you can browse different BAME groups and networks, both local and UK-wide.

Our mission is to aid the psychological liberation of people of African ancestry throughout the world. Our Objectives are to advance African Psychology, to address significant problems affecting the Black community, empowerment of the African Character, and enlivenment and illumination of the African Spirit.

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The Philippine Nurses Association – UK (PNA-UK) is the leading professional nursing association of Philippine nurses in the United Kingdom. It is a non-profit professional organisation and a registered UK charity under the UK Charities Commission.

Our mission is to: Provide strategic directions and progress that enhance competencies of nurses to be globally competitive.

Sustain the quality of work and collegial interactions with and amongst Philippine nurses and other nursing networks.

Strengthen the internal capacity and capabilities for quality care and services to the nurse.

Explore possibilities of collaborative work within the association and with other organisation.

Membership is free

https://www.mypnauk.org/

The Black and Minority Ethnics in Psychiatry & Psychology Network provides a community for registered and prospective ethnic minority mental health professionals to acquire social, emotional, psychological and developmental support. 

It was founded in 2019 in response to the gross underrepresentation of Black, Asian and ethnic minority professionals in psychological academic teaching and mental health practice.

The BiPP works to advance the representation of Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds in psychiatry and psychology by hosting events and activities which address and tackle racial inequalities in the mental health profession

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Southwark's R.E.A.C.H Alliance is a new network for voluntary and community sector organisations and community groups led by a majority Black and minority ethnic teams, and/or serving predominantly Black and minority ethnic communities, and not for profit social enterprises working for the benefit of their local communities.

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  • The NHS England BME staff network believes that, in order for every individual to reach their full potential, there must be no fear of discrimination or prejudice and a belief that career opportunities or experience of work is not predetermined by ethnicity, nationality or colour. Membership is open to NHS England staff from BME heritage, and those with a positive interest in driving forward race equality within NHS England as an individual employer. Please email england.bme@nhs.net if you would like to join the network.
  • KCH NHS Foundation Trust BAME network aims to create an inclusive culture and environment at King’s to ensure all staff are able to thrive. The group strives to raise the importance of the cultural diversity agenda and facilitate improvement across the Trust. Contact the network on kch-tr.bamenetwork@nhs.net.
  • GSTT NHS Foundation Trust BAME network members aim to use their collective knowledge, experience and expertise to improve the working environment. Networks are seen as vehicles for professional development, achieving a culture change and disseminating practical ways of managing diversity to the benefit of staff, patients and the organisation. Contact the network on bame-network@gstt.nhs.uk
  • OXLEAS NHS Foundation Trust BAME network: to learn more about the network and to join, sign in to the Trusts' intranet - The Ox.
  • SLaM NHS Foundation Trust BAME network aims to promote a culture in the Trust where diversity is welcomed and celebrated. Meetings are held bi-monthly with various start and finish times and venue. You can learn more about the network via Maud (the Trusts' intranet). To become a member and for further information, email jide.ashimi@slam.nhs.uk.

Cityparents is offering FREE access to all NHS staff to expert-led resources, support groups, and webinars. These include topics relating to inclusion and diversity within and outside the workplace. The organisation focuses on supporting BAME colleagues, carers, and career progression. Click here to register.