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BBC Radio 4’s Making History programme recently considered the plight of black historians, taking six minutes to explore the question of whether black historians exist   Read More ...

Patrick Vernon OBE, founder of Every Generation Media which works in the creative and cultural industries is recognised and saluted in the Black Enterprise (BE)   Read More ...

Fifty years ago today (8th of December 2015) the Labour government of Harold Wilson introduced the first Race Relations Act – outlawing discrimination based on   Read More ...

On Thursday 17 June at St Thomas’ Hospital in London, Simon Stevens, and CEO of NHS England hosted an event celebrating the Windrush Generation and   Read More ...

Keep people healthier for longer by giving them more control over the healthcare services they use, writes Patrick Vernon. London has some significant health and care challenges and inequalities. The healthcare system continues to be poor at preventing ill-health and in diagnosing illness early, and too much care is provided in hospitals instead of in the community. London has the highest average income but it is also the most polarised   Read More ...

The result announced live at the 8th Annual PRECIOUS Awards ceremony on 22 October at the Institute of Directors, Pall Mall, London. Patrick Vernon OBE won the Precious Man of the Year 2014 for the 8th Annual PRECIOUS Awards ceremony on 22 October The awards ceremony was held at the Institute of Directors, Pall Mall in London. After receiving his award, Patrick said:  “It is such an honour to be  recogised for work of   Read More ...

As we loom towards a general election in May 2015 the NHS is facing £30 billion deficit over the next few years with increasing demand from patients with long term conditions and older people. Since its creation back in 1948 the NHS has struggled to manage demand for urgent and emergency care particularly over the last two decades. However, making better use of land belonging to the NHS provides a   Read More ...

Success for Hackney at The Jamaica Times awards on 21 June, 2014. Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkins won the religious representative award and Patrick Vernon the political representative award. Speaking about the award Patick said: “We are both with the Jamaican High Commissioner Her Excellency Mrs. Aloun Ndombet-Assamba who is acknowledging our achievements as a patron to the awards. I would like to acknowledge the other short listed Councillors who work hard   Read More ...

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