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1 December 2021

NHS Race Observatory calls for support of health inequality leads

Senior Leaders assigned to improve health inequalities in the NHS need to be supported and equipped to tackle local health inequalities with their progress mapped against key action plans.

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26 November 2021

Survey finds ‘BAME’, ‘BME’ and ‘Ethnic Minority’ not representative

Generic collective terms such as ‘BAME’, ‘BME’ and ‘Ethnic Minority’ are not representative or universally popular, according to the latest results of a consultation led by the NHS Race and Health Observatory.

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23 November 2021

NHS Race and Health Observatory to host panel session with NHS England on health checks for people with severe mental illness

The NHS Race and Health Observatory welcome you to join our Chair Marie Gabriel and NHS England and Improvement Chief Executive, Amanda Pritchard, for an online panel session discussing the importance of physical health checks for people with severe mental illness.

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21 November 2021

NHS Race and Health Observatory welcome review of medical devices

The NHS Race and Health Observatory welcomes the review of medical devices by the Health and Social Secretary Sajid Javid, announced today.

Statement from Dr Habib Naqvi, director of the NHS Race and Health Observatory.

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19 November 2021

NHS Race and Health Observatory appoints sickle cell expert

The NHS Race and Health Observatory is pleased to announce the new appointment of a medical advisor to explore sickle cell inequalities in NHS healthcare delivery.

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8 November 2021

Invitation To Tender: Review of NHS managed national patient and public mobile applications (apps)

The Observatory is committed to commissioning high quality and impactful research into how new digital innovations are impacting ethnic health inequalities.

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8 November 2021

Invitation To Tender: Review of Equality Impact Assessments for new treatments and disruptive innovations

The Observatory is committed to commissioning high quality and impactful research into how new digital innovations are impacting ethnic health inequalities.

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22 October 2021

Invitation to Tender: Review of neonatal testing and practice in Black and Asian newborns

Through stakeholder and community engagement, the Observatory has identified concerns that Black and Asian babies in the UK may be adversely impacted by routine perinatal practices and procedures that have been developed for newborns.

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19 October 2021

Invitation to Tender: Mapping of existing policy interventions to tackle ethnic health inequalities in maternity and neonatal health

Through stakeholder and community engagement, the Observatory plans to identify new areas of research and practice to focus on over its first three years of operation.

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15 October 2021

NHS leader on ethnic health inequalities makes urgent call for people from minority ethnic backgrounds to learn CPR

Dr Habib Naqvi, the director in charge of the NHS Race and Health Observatory, is calling on everybody, and particularly people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds to learn CPR skills this Restart A Heart Day, October 16.

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7 October 2021

Invitation to Tender: Development of an Interactive Digital Platform on Ethnic Health Inequalities

The NHS Race and Health Observatory is looking to develop an interactive digital platform (IDP) to supplement our current website (https://www.nhsrho.org/about-us/).

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6 October 2021

Top 50 Black and Minority Ethnic Health Leaders Announced

Leading black and minority ethnic individuals working across healthcare have been recognised in the Health Service Journal’s annual listing of the 'Top 50' most influential black and minority ethnic people in health, announced today.

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