Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care: Volume 2 Issue 4


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The ‘Twice a Child’ projects: learning about dementia and related disorders within the black and minority ethnic population of an English city and improving relevant services

David Jolley, Neil Moreland, Kate Read, Harjinder Kaur, Karan Jutlla, Michael Clark

Dementia is found in all races. Within the UK, elders in black and minority ethnic (BME) communities are often unable or unwilling to access services that might help them when…


The personalisation of dementia services and existential realities: understanding Sikh carers caring for an older person with dementia in Wolverhampton

Karan Jutlla, Neil Moreland

While personalisation and service choice remains a central plank of the Labour Government's policies in health and social care, there is a growing evidence base confirming that…

Communicating with patients of South Asian origin: problems and solutions in the context of rheumatoid arthritis

Kanta Kumar, Deva Situnayake, Paul Bacon, Karim Raza

Rheumatoid arthritis is a common chronic disease associated with significant morbidity and mortality. As with all chronic conditions, active participation by the patient, in areas…


Cultural competence: definition, delivery and evaluation

David Cowan

It is again suggested that people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities comprise a disproportionately high percentage of mental health inpatients. Furthermore, the…


Ethnic disparities in child health in Nigeria: a multilevel analysis of individual and contextual factors

Diddy Antai, Sara Wedrén, Rino Bellocco, Tahereh Moradi

Each ethnic group has its own peculiar cultural practices that may widen inequalities in child health and survival among ethnic groups. This study estimated ethnic disparities in…



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