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Dr Naqvi appointed as Trust Ambassador

Following his work on the literature review for the Trust, Dr Naqvi has been appointed as its second Ambassador. Dr Naqvi is Policy Lead for the NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard at NHS England, and has a background in public health, healthcare policy and strategy development. Dr Navqi’s independent review commissioned by the Trust, drew […] Read More

£50 Note Campaign Gathers Pace

The campaign for an ethnic minority to appear on the new £50 note is receiving further attention, with further encouragement given for Mary Seacole to be chosen for this honour. Our Chair, Trevor Sterling was interviewed by ITV news last week following Helen Grant, the Conservative Member for Maidstone and The Weald, urging MPs to […] Read More

An Update on the Legacy projects of Mary Seacole Trust

MST Trustees Trevor Sterling, Karen Bonner and Jermaine Sterling, along with our President Dawn Hill CBE attended the Mary Seacole Memorial Association Fundraising Dinner on 06 April 2019. This is an annual event to commemorate the life of Mary Seacole and an opportunity to raise funds for the maintenance of Marys’ grave, where she is […] Read More

Diversity in Leadership: Women in Law

Last Friday, 8 March 2019 was International Women’s Day 2019, marking the 108th year that we have been celebrating ‘Woman’s Day’. This day reminds us of the inspirational women who have had a significant impact on society and made history, including our very own Mary Seacole, striving to be compassionate, committed and courageous, inspiring women in […] Read More

MST supports Nursing Times student diversity award

Mary Seacole Trust Chair Trevor Sterling will be among the judging panel for a new category in the Student Nursing Times Awards 2019. MST Trustee and nurse Karen Bonner has helped develop the Mary Seacole Award for Outstanding Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion. The Trust is working with Health Education England, sponsors of the Award, […] Read More

Black History Month: Reflection without a mirror

Welcoming Black History Month, MST chair Trevor Sterling writes about why it’s now more important than ever: There is much debate each year over whether there should be a focus on UK Black history during the course of just one month each year. Many people understandably consider that there should be a perennial acknowledgment without […] Read More

MST to be charity partner

MST is pleased to be the 2018 charity partner for the brand new Nursing Times Workforce Summit and Awards. The event aims to highlight important discussions and showcase innovation in workforce planning and management that will contribute to sustaining a workforce fit for the future. A sustainable nursing and midwifery workforce is essential to ensuring […] Read More

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