Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care: Volume 3 Issue 2


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Compilation of a local profile of immigration using GP registration data

Kate Warren, Sam Ramaiah, Rehman Teagle

As part of an initial needs assessment for a community development project to improve access to health and social care services for new migrants, a local epidemiological profile…

Variations in admissions for heart attacks and cardiac procedures by ethnicity and deprivation

Khesh Sidhu, Jammi Rao

The prevalence of heart disease varies with ethnicity and deprivation. By analysing one year's data for all hospital admissions with a cardiac diagnosis, we have shown that there…

Setting up a community genetic service for families in Walsall at higher genetic risk of infant mortality and morbidity

Krishnarajah Nirantharakumar, Tom Fowler, Karen Saunders, Sam Ramaiah

Health inequalities exist between ethnic groups, an important example of this being infant mortality with babies of mothers born in Pakistan having double and babies of mothers…

Behaviour change, social marketing and black and minority ethnic groups

Karen Saunders

Increasingly, the potential of a social marketing approach to tackle complex and challenging health priorities is being realised for black and minority ethnic (BME) groups. Social…


Safeguarding children in Madressahs ‐ the experience of Walsall Local Safeguarding Children Board in developing a Good Practice Guide

Vidya Rao, Jammi Rao

Race, religion and culture have been issues in a number of high profile public enquires, but there is little advice to black and minority ethnic (BME) communities about ways to…

Tackling perinatal mental health among black and minority ethnic mothers

Florence Cantle

Perinatal mental health is a major concern among women of childbearing age. Women from a black and minority ethnic background are widely believed to have particular needs that are…


Improving health outcomes for black and minority ethnic communities through shared leadership

Uma Viswanathan, Suni Desai, Sam Ramaiah

This paper describes a project that moves away from a transactional model of leadership to a shared model of leadership, across health professionals from different organisations…



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