We are committed to drawing upon the best quality evidence about racial and ethnic inequality in health. This means not only commissioning original research to fill knowledge gaps, but also synthesising and mobilising existing evidence.


Inequalities in Mental Health Care for Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller Communities, Identifying Best Practice

This report – Inequalities in Mental Health Care for Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller Communities: Identifying Best Practice is a comprehensive review that explores a lack of mental health care provision for these communities; captures first hand insight; and highlights good practice examples from six effective services across England, most of them run by voluntary Gypsy, Roma and Traveller organisations.

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Ethnic Inequalities in Healthcare: A Rapid Evidence Review

The Observatory has published its much anticipated rapid review into ethnic health inequalities across a range of areas including key priorities set by the independent health body. Ethnic inequalities in access to, experiences of, and outcomes of healthcare are longstanding problems in the NHS, and are rooted in experiences of structural, institutional and interpersonal racism. This report is the first of its kind to analyse the overwhelming evidence of ethnic health inequality through the lens of racism.