Labour ‘will not ignore structural inequalities’ faced by BAME workers as study finds they experience greater PPE shortages

LABOUR will not ignore structural inequalities faced by BAME workers, Baroness Doreen Lawrence pledged after a study found that black and minority-ethnic nursing staff experience worse PPE shortages.

Less than half of respondents to polling by the Royal College of Nurses said they had enough personal protective equipment, in contrast with two-thirds of white British nursing staff.

And 49 per cent of BAME respondents said they had been asked to reuse single-use PPE, compared with...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-05-28 21:47
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