The RWT Library and Knowledge Hub fully supports the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust’s commitment to the equality, diversity and inclusion. This page will guide staff to current information and resources relevant to the topic, including links to recently published reports, current awareness bulletins, books, journals, leisure reading and much more.
A search will then be undertaken by a member of the Library and Knowledge Service and you will be e-mailed the results. If you need to order any articles listed in the search results these can be done in liaison with the Knowledge Specialist
Hearing from our BAME colleagues in the Midlands
NHS England and NHS Improvements have organised an online discussion in relation to the challenges BAME staff have working within the NHS and the social care section. To register for this free event on 30th October 2020 between 11.00am and 12.15pm click here.
Black Freedom Struggle in the United States
Proquest have made available a collection of resources on the topic. Visitors to the site will find books, articles, newspaper cuttings and more on the topic. Click here to access the resource
Black Lives Matter (Springer ebook collection)
Mind the Gap: A handbook of clinical signs in Black and Brown skin.
Published by St George University of London, this e-book attempts to bridge the gap in medical education around signs and symptoms in Black and Brown skin.
Black Lives Matter (HHE Knowledge for Healthcare)
HHE KfH have put together a reading list. Topics include:
The list includes long and short reads. There area also podcasts and articles included in the list.
BASE Library Network
The BASE Library network provides access to books located at the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust and all BASE library members. The reading lists below provide access to the book stock across the BASE library network on specific areas of EDI.
Books can be reserved and collected from RWT Library and Knowledge Hub at New Cross Hospital. The library will notify you when they are ready for collection.
Springer Journal Collection on Black Lives Matter
To complement the book collection, Spriner Nature have also made available a collection of journal articles. Topics include:
To browse the collection, click here.
The following journals are available as full text access. They may include an embargo period and if you require an article that is not available please complete a Document/Article request form in the left hand column. You May also have to access the full text via a current OpenAthens account.
To reserve a copy of a book you will need a current BASE library membership card. Click on the blue hyperlink in the title, you will then be able to reserve a copy.
Our current fiction stock (all donated by trust staff) does not currently reflect the cultural diversity of our geographical footprint. If you have any fiction books that you are willing to dontate to the library, they would be more than weclomed.
The Equality and Diversity Bulletin is produced by Bertha A Calles Cartas at Mid and South Essex University Hospitals Group. She as kindly agreed for us to upload the bulletin onto our webpage.
If you would like to receive your own personal copy email the library. They can add you to the circulation list.