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Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine - Barts and The London

Equality4blacknurses blog article

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Midwife Heidi Downes, from the Wolfson’s Antenatal Screening Unit, has published a blog article for the group “Equality4blackburses”, who have a mandate to encourage nurses to stand up against racism. Heidi writes that “Reflecting on my past, standing back from the comfortable bubble of white privilege, I realise racism has always been present.” She concludes: “As a white midwife, I believe that it is not only the job of Black people to stand up and fight racism….it is everybody’s job.“