Black History Month: actions not words

In this episode of Anaesthesia on Air, Russell Ampofo speaks with Dr Desire Onwochei, Dr Daniel Olaiya and Dr Sekina Bakare about what Black History Month means to them. They discuss the different approaches taken by NHS Trusts to celebrate the month, disparities in healthcare outcomes, and how to encourage more Black medical students and foundation doctors to join the specialty. 

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(Recorded 7th October 2022)

Russell Ampofo

Director of Education, Training and Examinations, RCoA 

Dr Sekina Bakare

Dual Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine Trainee (ST6), Royal Brompton Hospital, London 

Dr Daniel Olaiya

Anaesthetist in Training (CT3), Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust 

Dr Desire Onwochei

Consultant Anaesthetist, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust