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  • Fuel poverty

    Bignall, Tracey, Engage London, Race Equality Foundation, September 2015
    Cold homes and the ability to keep warm is a growing concern.  The Government’s ambition is to ‘make homes warmer for less, while protecting the...

  • Beyond the snowy white peaks of the NHS?

    Roger Kline, Better Health Briefing Paper 39, Race Equality Foundation, September 2015
    The National Health Service (NHS) is the largest employer of black and minority ethnic people, yet research shows the NHS treat black and minority...

  • Dementia and cancer in the Irish community in Britain

    Mary Tilki, Better Health Briefing Paper 38, Race Equality Foundation, July 2015
    The absence of up to date evidence about the Irish community is occasionally noted, but, due to a tendency to define ethnicity in terms of...

  • Young people in a caring role

    Bignall, Tracey, Engage London, Race Equality Foundation, June 2015
    The term ‘young carers’ usually refers to young people aged 18 and under, and ‘young adult carers’to young people aged 19 to 24. This paper will...

  • Mental health crisis review – experiences of black and minority ethnic communities

    Jeraj, Samir, Shoham, Tara and Islam-Barrett, Farah, Race Equality Foundation, June 2015
    Research over a number of decades has shown black and minority ethnic people are over-represented in crisis mental health services. The Race Equality...

  • Ethnicity and prehospital emergency care provided by ambulance services

    Phung, Viet-Hai, Siriwardena, Professor A Niroshan, Windle, Dr Karen, Asghar, Dr Zahid, Barot, Mukesh, Kai, Professor Joe & Johnson, Professor Mark, Better Health Briefing Paper 37, Race Equality Foundation, May 2015
    Current health policy emphasises prehospital care to avoid inappropriate emergency hospital admissions (Purdy, 2010) and minimise costs and...

  • Better practice in mental health for black and minority ethnic communities

    Butt, Jabeer, Clayton, Kat, Gardner, Zoe, Huijbers, Katja, Islam-Barret, Farah, Jeraj, Samir, Neale, Rebecca, Roberts, Kathy, Whelan, Annie, Wong, Grace, Race Equality Foundation and Mental Health Providers Forum, May 2015
    Evidence shows that black and minority ethnic communities have significantly poorer mental health outcomes and poorer experience of services. For...

  • Race, mental health and criminal justice: Solutions for better practice, integration and patient experience

    Clayton, Kat & Jeraj, Samir, Race, mental health and criminal justice: Solutions for better practice, integration and patient experience, Race Equality Foundation, April 2015
    This one-day event was organised and run jointly by the Race Equality Foundation, Nacro, Clinks, Mental Health Provider’s Forum (MHPF), the Men’s...

  • Internalised stigma as a barrier to access to health and social care services by minority ethnic groups in the UK

    Owuor, John O A & Nake, N Jane, Better Health Briefing Paper 36, Race Equality Foundation, April 2015
    Several studies have documented the role of stigma as a barrier to access and use of health and social care services in different settings, most of...

  • Ethnic disadvantage in the housing market: Evidence from the 2011 census

    de Noronha, Nigel, Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE), University of Manchester, Better Housing Briefing Paper 26, Race Equality Foundation, April 2015
    There is a political consensus that Britain faces a 'crisis' caused by a lack of affordable housing.  Solutions to the housing 'crisis' rely...