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The NHS Race and Health Observatory’s position: keep up-to-date with the Observatory’s coverage in the media. 

10 June 2021

NHS Race and Health Observatory welcomes new US partnership to tackle health inequalities

Following the announcement today by the UK government, the NHS Race and Health Observatory warmly welcomes the announcement of the partnership with the US Centre for Disease Control’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity.

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10 June 2021

LBC: More community and faith leaders must tackle Covid-19 disinformation, doctor says

Interview on vaccine take-up amongst staff at University Hospital of Leicester NHS Trust, and the reasons for lower take-up by South Asian and black staff

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Nursing Times
28 May 2021

‘No place for racism’ in health and care, warns NMC in open statement

The NHS Race and Health Observatory and healthcare regulators have issued an open statement on tackling racism.

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The Guardian
6 March 2021

Guardian: NHS body in England urges minority ethnic people to fill out census

Report urging Black and minority ethnic communities across England to complete this years’ national census survey to help capture information on overall health conditions.

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The Guardian
4 March 2021

Guardian: Mandatory COVID-19 jabs for NHS staff could be discriminatory, top doctor says

Following news the government is considering mandatory vaccines for NHS workers, Dr Habib Naqvi, Black and minority ethnic workers and leaders analyse the impact of a mandatory policy

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LBC
16 February 2021

LBC: More community and faith leaders must tackle COVID-19 disinformation, doctor says

Interview on vaccine take-up amongst staff at University Hospital of Leicester NHS Trust, and the reasons for lower take-up by South Asian and Black staff.

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LBC
16 February 2021

More community and faith leaders must tackle COVID-19 disinformation, doctor says

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Sky News
15 February 2021

COVID-19: ‘Progress’ made on vaccine hesitancy amid ‘pandemic of disinformation’, NHS chief says

Scepticism is highest among Black, Pakistani and Indian communities - ethnicities more likely to suffer severely from the virus.

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The Voice
12 February 2021

The Voice: Race and Health observatory host first webinar addressing COVID-19 vaccines hesitancy

Black and minority ethnic health experts from the NHS Race and Health Observatory address key concerns, facts and misinformation in its first COVID-19 webinar.

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Webinar
11 February 2021

Race and Health Observatory host first webinar addressing COVID-19 hesitancy 

Black and minority ethnic health experts from the NHS Race and Health Observatory address key COVID-19 concerns, facts and misinformation vaccines in its first webinar.

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i News
11 February 2021

Vaccine groups: Who’s contending to be next in line for COVID-19 vaccination as JCVI plans stage two of roll-out

As the discussions over the next group for vaccination get underway, these are the groups asking the Government to prioritise their case.

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itv Meridian
7 February 2021

ITV Meridian; ‘It is safe’: Why the uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine among some Black and asian people may be low

Dr Habib Naqvi talks about Black and minority ethnic communities and the uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine in a regional report focusing on the South of the UK.

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