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GPs prescribe fewer antidepressants to ethnic minorities

GPs are prescribing fewer antidepressants in communities with more black and South Asian people, suggesting possible disparities in the provision of care, a study has found.

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Research: ethnic minority elders and outcomes

Each week the Social Care Institute for Excellence analyses research findings behind specific social work practices

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Understanding diversity and engaging ethnic minority communities

Social services must recognise the diversity within ethnic and faith communities if they are to engage them, writes cohesion specialist Ted Cantle

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Support for carers in Scotland: the Minority Ethnic Carers of Older People Project in Edinburgh

A unique project north of the border is providing invaluable support to carers from ethnic minority backgrounds, writes Corin Williams

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NCH launches black and minority ethnic adoption service

Children's charity NCH today launches a service to help find adoptive homes for black and minority ethnic children in the care system.

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How one children’s centre is leading the way in engaging ethnic minorities

An initiative run by NCH in Warwickshire is an example to other Sure Start programmes of how to engage with people from ethnic minorities, reports Amy Taylor

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An ethnic minority dance project sets out to tackle alcoholism

A specialist project is using dance therapy to help people from ethnic minorities challenge their alcohol addiction, reports Will Hatchett

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Sure Start failing ethnic minorities, says report

Other headlines today include Councils may win bigger say over the NHS

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Foster children from ethnic minorities

Each week the Social Care Institute for Excellence analyses research findings behind specific social work practices

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Sport can bring different ethnic communities together

Using sport to cut across diverse ethnic, religious and cultural divides has paid dividends in Bedford. Crispin Andrews reports

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£1m for mental health services in black and minority ethnic communities

Health minister Rosie Winterton has announced £1m in new funding for 40 community engagement projects across England to help build stronger links between mental health services and black and minority ethnic communities.

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Research abstracts: Older people from ethnic minorities

AUTHOR: NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR MENTAL HEALTH IN ENGLAND TITLE: Positive Steps: Supporting race equality in mental health careABSTRACT: Compiled with the help of healthcare staff and service users, this resource can be used by anyone working in mental health, primary…

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Services for older people from ethnic minorities

Each week the Social Care Institute for Excellence puts forward research findings in a specific field

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Poverty among black and minority ethnic groups ‘double’ that of white British people, says Joseph Rowntree Foundation

The poverty rate for people from black and minority ethic groups is double that of white British people, research by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation published today shows.

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Autistic children from ethnic minorities face ‘double discrimination’, claims National Autistic Society

Nearly a quarter of autistic children from black and minority ethnic communities have been excluded from school and face “double discrimination” in the education system, a report by the National Autistic Society

said today.

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Mental health: Healthcare Commission wants compulsory reporting of ethnicity

The health watchdog today called for mandatory reporting of ethnicity for all patients using mental health services after a report revealed continued inequalities.

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