The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Staff Network
The BAME Network Leads at Morecambe Bay are a diverse team of volunteers dedicated to supporting Black, Asian and minority ethnic colleagues. The team go beyond their NHS day jobs to support and advocate for BAME colleagues, and raise these themes to influence policy and procedure. This year Covid-19 has impacted BAME communities significantly and disproportionately, and the team risen to the challenge to protect BAME colleagues' physical and psychological wellbeing as best possible through a stressful and worrying time.
Nominated by: Simon fell MP, Tim Farron MP, David Morris MP and Cat Smith MP
The UHMBT BAME staff network played a critical role during the Covid-19 pandemic, taking a lead in ensuring the safety of the community when it became apparent that they were at heightened risk. (Simon Fell MP)
I’m so delighted the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Staff Network have been shortlisted! The Network has gone to great lengths to safeguard every person of colour at the Trust during this pandemic. Huge congratulations to everyone involved. (Cat Smith MP)