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Cultural sensitivity bolsters health advice

Rachel Dakin Third-year children’s nursing student, University of Nottingham

Developing literature in different languages on safe sleeping positions for infants has empowered a vulnerable patient group

During my second year of training, I undertook a community placement with a health visiting team. The team was based in a deprived area, with an ethnically and culturally diverse population. Most of the families were refugees, who had migrated to the UK to escape war.

Nursing Standard. 34, 7, 37-37. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.7.37.s18

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