Black History Month: The History Of Black Healthcare Professionals In The NHS
From the very beginning, Black doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals have played an integral part in the UK’s National Health Service. For Black History Month 2022, we wanted to share a deep dive into the rich tapestry that is the history of Black medical talent within the NHS and UK.
The NHS was founded with the aim of providing the citizens of UK with a free reliable comprehensive healthcare solution which is accessible to all. Each region of the UK today, has its respective NHS body i.e. NHS Wales, NHS Scotland, and NHS Northern Ireland. The NHS currently employs over 1.7 million people in 350 different roles across 223 trusts in the UK.
The UK healthcare industry is famous for its egalitarian mission and is one of the largest in the world. Here are the top things you need to know about it.