Tag Archives: Equity

Do minority ethnic groups really have worse experiences of doctor-patient interactions?

Are patient experience surveys really telling us about inequalities in minority ethnic groups experiences of care? Our new experimental vignette study has something interesting to say about this…

Posted in Blog | Also tagged , , , | Group: | Comments closed

Lost in translation: the impact of medical jargon on patient-centred care

In the days before BuzzFeed, amusing adverts snapped abroad by would-be photojournalists were a staple of email circulars. Who could forget the Chinese KFC ad that translated “finger-lickin’ good” to “eat your fingers off”, or the Italian campaign for “Schweppes toilet water”? Of course, you don’t have to go overseas to be met with mutual …read more

Posted in Blog | Also tagged , , , | Group: | Comments closed

Gender inequalities in the diagnosis of bladder and kidney cancer – the story behind the paper

Together with colleagues at the Universities of Durham and Bangor and the PHE’s National Cancer Intelligence Network, we published a paper in BMJ Open. Here is the story behind the paper.

Posted in Blog | Also tagged , , , | Group: | Comments closed

The challenges of becoming culturally competent

We are all aware of the aspiration for health care services to be both respectful of and responsive to the diverse needs of patients. We are also all aware of how far short we fall of this goal on many occasions. Last week I attended an inspirational meeting of the EACH project (Embedding Community Ambassadors …read more

Posted in Blog | Also tagged , | Group: | Comments closed
  • The Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research (CCHSR) is a thriving collaboration between the University of Cambridge and RAND Europe. We aim to inform health policy and practice by conducting research and evaluation studies of organisation and delivery of healthcare, including safety, effectiveness, efficiency and patient experience.