'If a patient asks to see a white doctor, the answer is no': UK doctors told

Surgeon Dr Radhakrishna Shanbhag questions 20 years with the NHS after racist comment

UK doctors and National Health Service (NHS) staff have been told there will be zero tolerance of racism and should a patient ask to see a “white doctor” they are to refuse the request.

Dr Radhakrishna Shanbhag
Dr Radhakrishna Shanbhag.

In a letter to all NHS staff, UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock said he was “horrified” at accounts of abuse directed towards a senior doctor and assured staff they'd be backed by