In 2015 for the first time EKHUFT celebrated BHM EKHUFT’s Black history month celebrations began on Thursday 8th October in the QEQM restaurant conservatory. The event celebrated the diversity and cultures of our staff and the local population. There was an opportunity to taste food and listen to music from Black and Minority Ethnic cultures and discover more about BHM. Posters were available around the Trust showing the significant BME contribution to Health Care and the NHS.The closing event at William Harvey Hospital on Friday 30th October 2015 was a one off Black and Minority Ethnic Staff Forum giving BME staff the opportunity to share their experiences of working at EKHUFT with the CEO and Dir. HR. BME staff confirmed experiences of discrimination and lack of progression opportunities in the workplace.