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Presentations

  • The healthy option: Introduction

    Ronny Flynn, Race Equality Foundation, The healthy option: using evidence to promote race equality in the provision of health services, March 2008
    The presentation outlined the work carried out by the Race Equality Foundation and introduced evidence relating to poor health outcomes for black and...

  • Promoting emotional wellbeing in black and minority ethnic males

    David Robertson, Men's Health Forum, The healthy option: Using evidence to promote race equality in the provision of health services, March 2008
    This presentation suggested that black and minority ethnic men have worse mental health experiences and outcomes than their white British...

  • Panel session: Using evidence to promote race equality

    Trish Pashley, Healthcare Commission, The healthy option: Using evidence to promote race equality in the provision of health services, March 2008
    The panel discussion looked at the evidence needed to provide appropriate treatment. After undertaking a race equality review, the Healthcare...

  • Improving palliative care services

    Yasmin Gunaratnam and Lucy Sutton, National Council for Palliative Care, The healthy option: Using evidence to promote race equality in the provision of health services, March 2008
    This presentation described what is meant by palliative care, and considered how policies such as the End of Life Strategy, National Dementia...

  • Community engagement in planning and delivering health services

    Ossie Stuart and Wallen Matthie, Talawa Consulting, The healthy option: Using evidence to promote race equality in the provision of health services, March 2008
    This presentation focused on different health agencies in Manchester, including the Primary Care Trust, the Race and Health Forum, GP practices,...

  • Building a diverse and competent workforce

    Dr. Franklin Oikelome, University of Hull Business School, The healthy option: Using evidence to promote race equality in the provision of health services, March 2008
    The session explored the representation of black and minority ethnic people in the NHS, particularly in relation to areas of over- and under-...

  • Black and minority ethnic user participation in housing services

    Tracey Bignall, Race Equality Foundation, Delivering race equality in housing services: a workshop focusing on older people and user participation, March 2008
    User involvement is an expected practice in housing as well as a legal requirement, yet evidence indicates that housing practitioners find it...

  • Some aspects of thinking towards creating safe places

    Rameri Moukam, Pattigift African Centred Mental Health Service, Promoting emotional wellbeing in African and Caribbean males conference, January 2008
    This presentation highlighted the importance of African heritage and spirituality as a self-help strategy.  It also explored the impact of...

  • Setting the scene: African and Caribbean men and mental health

    Dr Frank Keating, University of London, Promoting emotional wellbeing in African and Caribbean males conference, January 2008
    This presentation examined the over-representation of black men in mental health services and gave an overview of their perceptions of the system....

  • Promoting emotional wellbeing in African and Caribbean males: The importance of mentors, fathers and role models in males emotional health and wellbeing

    Melvyn Davis, Director of the Male Development Service – boyztoMEN, Promoting emotional wellbeing in African and Caribbean males conference, January 2008
    The Aspire project is based on an understanding of black men using ‘masculine definitions’, cultural expectations, genetic implications and social...