Tag Archives: Ethnic minorities

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…

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Inequalities in patient experience of communication by ethnic group: new evidence

If you have even a passing concern about inequalities in health care, you’re likely to be familiar with the idea that minority ethnic groups tend to report more negative experiences of health care compared to their counterparts in the majority ethnic group. In the UK, this means that people identifying, particularly, as being of South …read more

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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

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