The NHS Race & Health 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.
Tag: Mental Health
Inmates held in a women’s prison are making 1,000 calls a month to Samaritans amid record levels of self-harm, increased violence and low safety levels usually only seen in men’s facilities, a damning report has found.
Women were making around 1,000 calls each month to the Samaritans, according to prison inspectors. A report by the Inspectorate of Prisons has found self-harm was the highest at HMP Foston Hall.
Sister Helen Prejean is known worldwide for her opposition to the death penalty. She’s worked to increase national dialogue on capital punishment and shape the Catholic Church’s vigorous opposition to execution.
West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre are pleased to announce that with support of the National Lottery and other partners, they’ve produced the Being Black, Covid-19 & Lockdown research study report.
Welcome to the UK’s first national pledge calling on senior leaders in NHS mental health trusts, public bodies and commissioning to declare their commitment to reduce inequalities in mental health care systems.
Trevor Smith was fatally shot by police officers on 15 March 2019. He had been experiencing mental ill health. An inquest concluded his death was a ‘lawful killing’. The family are now raising serious concerns about the findings.
A statement from the family said that while the verdict was appropriate, they had “serious concerns about the operation including police conduct and use of inappropriate language, decision-making, and leadership.”