The murder of George Floyd by a police officer in America has shone a bright light on the inequalities, racism and discrimination black people across the world, including the UK, experience.
Our Nuclear Medicine community in the UK is a diverse one. We are made up of people from all cultural backgrounds – something that is to be celebrated as it benefits everyone. But some of us will have experienced discrimination because of it.
So the BNMS, as a representative for the whole of the UK Nuclear Medicine community, wishes to make it clear that we unreservedly support all our BAME colleagues working in the UK and beyond. We fully uphold the principle that all patients are to be cared for equally, no matter what their background. We stand in solidarity with all black healthcare workers and black communities in the UK and around the world, and pledge our support in helping to bring about the change needed to eradicate racism and discrimination. #BlackLivesMatter