The health status of Gypsies and Travellers in England

Author: Glenys Parry, G; Van Cleemput, P; Peters, J; Moore, J; Walters, S; Thomas, K; Cooper, C

Publisher: School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield

Publication date: October 2004

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A team of health services researchers from the University of Sheffield, aided by Gypsy Travellers and health service staff, conducted a large-scale epidemiological study using standard health measures, supplemented by in-depth interviews to explore health experiences, beliefs and attitudes. A survey of Primary Care Trusts and Strategic Health Authorities in England addressed health planning and provision forThis ethnic minority group.