Critical care nurses were amongst the tens of thousands who joined the latest – and biggest – Black Lives Matter demonstration outside the U.S. embassy, as fury grows at the both the disgusting murder of George Floyd, and the systemic and structural racism in the USA, the UK, and around the world.
As critical care nurse Dave Carr says, “Racism is a pandemic…. racism, and the impact of racism, takes years off people’s lives. And for public health, these demonstrations need to go ahead. We need to protect ourselves.”