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‘Racialisation’ and racism

01 May 2004

Nursing Management


‘RACIALISATION’ CAN be described as the process by which people are defined according to apparent differences of skin colour, national origin or other attributes,...

Perceptions of racism in the health service

24 January 2001

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim The information reported In this article formed part of a large study, which examined how the pre-reglstration nursing curriculum prepares students to work with...

Hypertension and diabetes in minority ethnic populations

01 May 2008

Primary Health Care


Hypertension and diabetes are major causes of coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, end stage renal failure, disability and premature death (Department of Health...

Communication skills and cultural awareness in the field of cancer care

01 October 2006

Cancer Nursing Practice


This article evaluates the impact of a nine-month training programme, developed by a team at Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London,...

access to community services for black and minority ethnic groups: increasing staff awareness

01 May 2006

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

The Valuing People White Paper identified that ‘services and support to people with learning disabilities from minority ethnic communities are failing to meet the...

Working with older people from minority ethnic groups

01 July 2001

Nursing Older People


Living in a multi-cultural community means nurses in all specialties must have an understanding of the diverse ethnic backgrounds of their patients. This applies...

Does bilingual advocacy improve Bengali patients’ satisfaction with cancer services?

01 November 2006

Cancer Nursing Practice


This research aimed to establish the efficacy of introducing bilingual health advocates to Bengali cancer patients who could not speak English. Two health advocates...

‘Human costs’ of breast cancer among non-English speaking BME women

01 July 2007

Cancer Nursing Practice


This article describes a qualitative exploratory research study aimed at determining how non-English speaking black and minority ethnic (BME) women with breast...

Informing cancer patients: Truth telling and culture

01 April 2003

Cancer Nursing Practice

A&S Science

Truth-telling about life-threatening cancer illness is a controversial matter. Few studies have explored attitudes towards truth-telling among people from migrant...

Reaching out: support for ethnic minorities

01 October 2005

Mental Health Practice


Over the last 20 years, growing concern has been expressed over whether mental health services are meeting the needs of minority ethnic groups in an effective way....