In this section you can find latest news from Race for Health and from outside sources. The key issues about race inequality and health are set out in facts and figures. Journalists can find contact details in media information plus all our latest press releases.
Commissioning for Equality
Written by admin on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 14:10
A small group of Race for Health members has been working on a new commissioning tool which is designed to help organisations improve the effectiveness of their commissioning in relation to equality. Continue...
Great opportunity to show off your good practice in community engagement
Written by admin on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 14:49
The East Midlands Strategic Health Authority has recently commissioned an important piece of national research to capture best practice in engaging staff, patients and communities for the nine protected characteristics and from this, developing guidance on successful engagement for the NHS. Continue...
Tackling Health Inequalities in the new NHS Report
Written by admin on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 14:09
Race for Health has published the recommendations of its recent London summit, which gathered 70 leading figures in the equalities field. Tackling Health Inequalities in the new NHS sets out key actions to ensure that the NHS makes the most of the opportunities that the new NHS offers to reduce inequalities and that nothing is lost in the transition. Continue...
NICE launch specialist evidence service including ethnicity and health
Written by admin on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 13:52
From May 2011, NICE (NHS Evidence) will launch its new specialist evidence service that incorporates most references from, and replaces, both the ethnicity and health collection and the other 29 specialist collections. Continue...
Diabetes UK releases interactive CD ROM for the South Asian community
Written by admin on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 13:22
Diabetes UK has released a free interactive CD ROM about Type 2 diabetes tailored towards the South Asian community, to help people better manage their diabetes and ultimately improve their quality of life. Continue...