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Improving access to services for minority ethnic communities

04 September 2009

Learning Disability Practice


This article explores ethnicity, cultural diversity and learning disability, focusing on the key issues and barriers for access and use of services. It highlights...

Developing cultural sensitivity and awareness in nursing overseas

02 July 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Many nurses are choosing to work in other countries, providing an opportunity to broaden their experience and knowledge. However, it is important that nurses who...

Perspectives of cultural competence in health care

24 November 2004

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim The aim of this study was to explore the views of one group of healthcare professionals on the importance of cultural awareness in healthcare practice. Method A...

Promoting culturally competent care: the Erasmus exchange programme

27 March 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

It is important to prepare nursing students for professional practice in a culturally diverse healthcare environment. The school of nursing and midwifery at Robert...

Recognising and respecting patients’ cultural diversity

12 March 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To explore nursing students’ experiences of caring for patients from different and often unfamiliar cultural backgrounds. Method Focus group discussions were...

Using hermeneutic phenomenology and the ethnographic principle of cultural interpretation with Malaysian nurses

25 May 2018

Nurse Researcher

research design

Background The interpretive paradigm and hermeneutic phenomenological design are the most popular methods used in international cross-cultural research in...

Communicating with older ethnic minority patients

04 June 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

In a time of increasing cultural diversity, it is essential that healthcare professionals respond by providing culturally competent care. Healthcare professionals...