Sarah Salway, EEIC, Better Health 27, Race Equality Foundation, March 2013
Healthcare commissioning - the strategic purchase of health services to meet the needs of local populations - has the potential to tackle ethnic...
Language support: Challenges and benefits for users and providers of health and social care services
Costa, Beverley, Mothertongue, Better Health 26, Race Equality Foundation, February 2013
Evidence on the significance of communication in the effective provision of health care suggests that language can be a significant barrier to...
Mai Sims, Jessica, Kenten, Charlotte, Deedat, Sarah, Randhawa,Gurch & Morgan, Myfanwy, Better Health 25, Race Equality Foundation, November 2012
This paper explores the reasons for the lower rates of organ donor registration among black and minority ethnic groups by reviewing relevant UK...
Singh, Manjeet Kaur, Better Health Briefing Paper 24, Race Equality Foundation, July 2011
Forced Marriage has emerged as an issue for concern for health practitioners and policy makers over the last 10 years. This paper considers both the...
Randhawa, Gurch, Better Health Briefing Paper 23, Race Equality Foundation, June 2011
The combination of low numbers of black and minority ethnic organ donors and the higher prevalence of conditions such as diabetes and hepatitis mean...
Millward, Deborah & Karlsen, Saffron, Better Health Briefing Paper 22, Race Equality Foundation, May 2011
Tobacco usage may be influenced by a number of factors, including socio-economic status, gender, and ethnic or religious background. While...
Fulton, Rorie, Better Health Briefing Paper 21, Race Equality Foundation, November 2010
The collection and use of ethnic monitoring data enables health services to identify and respond to health inequalities as experienced by different...
Gregory, Claire, Better Health Briefing Paper 20, Race Equality Foundation, September 2010
This briefing paper draws attention to the experience of black and minority ethnic carers in the context of mainstream service provision and recent...
Jayaweera, Hiranthi, Better Health Briefing Paper 19, Race Equality Foundation, May 2010
The growing size and diversity of the proportion of the UK population who were born overseas have important implications for meeting health needs and...
Latif, Saima, Better Health Briefing Paper 18, Race Equality Foundation, March 2010
Evidence shows that poor engagement with black and minority ethnic communities in health care still exists, resulting in unequal access and care....
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