BME Articles & Resources

BME OLDER PEOPLE

Minority ethnic elders in care homes: a review of the literature (King’s College of London)

http://ageing.oxfordjournals.org/content/34/2/107.full.pdf+html

2005

Social inequalities in later life: the socio-economic position of older people from Ethnic Minority groups in Britain (Kings |College of London National Statistics)

http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/34811/

2000

The income of Ethnic Minorities (Institute for social and Economic research)

http://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/files/iser_reps/pdf/001.pdf

1998

Black and minority Ethnic elders issues (Age Concern)

http://www.equalbutdifferent.org.uk/pdfs/BME%20Elders.pdf

2002
 

Black and minority ethnic older people’s views on research findings (Race equality foundation)

http://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/files/jrf/185935176x.pdf

2004
 

Quality of life and social support among older people from different ethnic groups (Race equality foundation)

http://www.growingolder.group.shef.ac.uk/GOFindings23.pdf

2002
  

Quality of life in older ages (Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK)

http://bmb.oxfordjournals.org/content/85/1/113.full

2008
 

Sampling minority ethnic older people in Britain (Cambridge University Press)

http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract;jsessionid=5AD1F02EC9D562A9D08ACA6D5D4844B7.tomcat1?fromPage=online&aid=205925

2004
 

Support for Majority and Minority Ethnic Groups at Home - Older People's Perspectives - Research Findings

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2000/02/b563b99d-699c-44e8-b92e-42c394a6b7ff

2000
 

Close to home An Inquiry into older people and human rights in Home Care (EHRC)

http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/legal-and-policy/inquiries-and-assessments/inquiry-into-home-care-of-older-people/close-to-home-report/

2011
 

Older people experiences of home care in England (EHRC)

http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/uploaded_files/research/79_older_peoples_experiences.pdf

2011
 

Older people and Human Rights in Home Care: a report of two surveys (EHRC)

http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/uploaded_files/research/80_older_people_and_human_rights.pdf

2011
 

Just ageing? Fairness equality and the life course (EHRC)

http://justageing.equalityhumanrights.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/Just_Ageing_final-report.pdf

2009
 

BME DISABILITY

Between ambition and achievement: The views of young black disabled people on independent living (Race equality foundation)

http://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/files/jrf/jr64-young-disabled-independence.pdf

2009

Promoting the safety and security of disabled people (EHRC)

http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/sites/default/files/documents/publications/promoting_safety_security_er.pdf

2009

Personalisation in the reform of social care: key messages (EHRC)

http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/uploaded_files/care_and_support/personalisation_in_the_reform_of_social_care_-_key_messages.pdf

2009

Making rights a reality implementing the Un convention on the Rights of persons with disabilities (EHRC)

http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/sites/default/files/publication_pdf/making_rights_a_reality.pdf

2007

The United Nations Conventions on the Rights of people with disabilities What does it mean for you? (EHRC)

http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/uploaded_files/publications/uncrpdguide.pdf

2008

Ethnic Minority Customers of the Pension, Disability and carers service: an evidence synthesis (Pensions and Work Department)

http://research.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/summ2009-2010/684summ.pdf

2001

BME GYPSY/TRAVELLERS

Common Ground: Equality, good race relations and sites for Gypsies and Irish Travellers' (COMPAS)

http://www.ruralaffordablehousing.org.uk/files/CRE_gypsy_travs_summary.pdf

2005

Gypsies and Travellers Simple solutions for living together (EHRC)

http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/uploaded_files/gypsies_and_travellers.pdf

BME CARERS

Beyond we care (Putting Black Carers in the picture)

http://www.afiya-trust.org/images/files/afiya_beyond_we_care_too.pdf

2008

“Exploring the needs, views and experiences of South Asian mental health carers in Blackburn with Darwen” (The National Institute for Mental Health Programme)

http://help.northwest.nhs.uk/storage/library/community_engagement_Darwen.pdf

2010

Black and Minority Ethnic Elders’ in the UK Health and Social Care Research Finding (Policy Research Institute for Age and Ethnicity)

http://www.priae.org/docs/MEC%20UK%20%20Summary%20Findings.pdf

2005

PRIAE Policy Response to the National Strategy for Housing in an ageing society pre strategy document (Policy Research Institute for Age and Ethnicity)

http://www.priae.org/docs/PRIAEresponsetotheNationalStrategyforHousinginanAgeingSocietypre-strategydocument.pdf

2007

BME carers and Equality Project Regional Position Report (Manchester north West Joint improvement Partnership)

http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=bme+carers+&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-GB:official&client=firefox-a#q=bme+carers&hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=qYB&rls=org.mozilla:en-GB:official&prmd=imvns&ei=rZPcTrGbI8yOsAaa1NmtAQ&start=10&sa=N&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=a3fb055a09f10950&biw=1366&bih=547

2009

Support for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic carers A good practise briefing (Carers UK, London)

http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=bme+carers+&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-GB:official&client=firefox-a#q=bme+carers&hl=en&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-GB:official&prmd=imvns&ei=RqjcTuaTO46ZhQeq3qGyDQ&start=40&sa=N&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=a3fb055a09f10950&biw=1366&bih=547

2007

BME AND HEALTH ISSUES

GENERAL HEALTH /COMPARATIVE DATA 

The Health and wellbeing of older people in Scotland (NHS Scotland)

http://www.isdscotlandarchive.scot.nhs.uk/isd/files//older.pdf

2001

Ethnic Disparities in health and Health care (London Health Observatory)

http://www.lho.org.uk/Download/Public/8831/1/Ethnic_Disparities_Report_4.pdf

2004

Vulnerability and access to care for South Asian Sikh and Muslim patients with life limiting illness in Scotland: prospective longitudinal qualitative study (Primary Palliative Care Research Group, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19190015

2008

How physically active are South Asians in the United Kingdom? A literature review ( Clinical Research Fellow, Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh)

http://jpubhealth.oxfordjournals.org/content/26/3/250.short

2004

Older people and Wellbeing (Institute for public policy Research)

http://www.ippr.org/images/media/files/publication/2011/05/older_people_and_wellbeing_1651.pdf

2008

An interim review of interpreting and translating services in health and social care (Race Equality Foundation) 


The social consequences of sickle cell and thalassaemia: Improving the quality of support (Race Equality Foundation)

http://www.better-health.org.uk/sites/default/files/briefings/downloads/health-brief17.pdf

2011

The health and social care experiences of black and minority ethnic older people (Race Equality foundation)

http://www.better-health.org.uk/briefings/health-and-social-care-experiences-black-and-minority-ethnic-older-people

2008

Health experiences of Chinese people in the UK(Race Equality Foundation)

http://www.better-health.org.uk/sites/default/files/briefings/downloads/health-brief10.pdf

2008

Long-term ill health, poverty and ethnicity (Race equality Foundation)

http://www.better-health.org.uk/sites/default/files/briefings/downloads/health-brief8.pdf

2008

Ethnic inequalities in health: the impact of racism (Race equality Foundation)

http://www.better-health.org.uk/sites/default/files/briefings/downloads/health-brief3.pdf

2007

Mortality from all causes and circulatory disease by country

of birth in England and Wales 2001–2003 (Public Health Sciences University of Edinburgh)

http://jpubhealth.oxfordjournals.org/content/29/2/191.full.pdf+html

2007

Improving the health of the Scottish minority ethnic communities

annual report executive summary of the steering committee and the director of the national resource centre for ethnic minority health

2002-2003 (Scottish Government)

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2003/11/18478/28747

2002-2003

BME VISUAL IMPAIRMENT/ DEMENTIA 

Ethnic Minorities and Visual Impairment (Mary Seacole Research Centre Leicester)

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0531513105008423

2000

A systematic review of ethnicity and pathways to care in dementia (UCL)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21157846

2010

Black and Ethnic Minority people with dementia and their access to support and services (Social Institute Centre for Excellence)

http://www.scie.org.uk/publications/briefings/files/briefing35.pdf

2011
 

BME TOBACCO AND ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION

Alcohol consumption, perceptions of community responses and attitudes to service provision: results from a survey of Indian, Chinese and Pakistani young people in greater Glasgow, Scotland, UK (Department of Psychology, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow)

http://alcalc.oxfordjournals.org/content/39/3/220.full.pdf+html

2004

Review of prevalence data in, and evaluation of methods for cross cultural adaptation of, UK surveys on tobacco and alcohol in ethnic minority groups (Public Health Sciences Section, Division of Community Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Edinburgh)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC314046/

2004

Tobacco use among Minority Ethnic populations and cessation intervention (Race Equality Foundation)

http://www.raceequalityfoundation.org.uk/sites/default/files/publications/downloads/health-brief22%20final.pdf

2011

Review of prevalence data in, and evaluation of methods for cross cultural adaptation of, UK surveys on tobacco and alcohol in ethnic minority groups (BMJ)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC314046/

2004
 

BME PEOPLE AND CANCER

Barriers to effective uptake of cancer screening among black and minority ethnic groups (Public Health Sciences Section, Division of Community Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Edinburgh)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC314046/

Mortality from all cancers and lung, colorectal, breast and prostate cancer by country of birth in England and Wales, 2001–2003 (Cancer research UK)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2361230/

2006

The reported views and experiences of cancer service users from minority ethnic groups: a critical review of the literature (European Journal of cancer Care)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17371419

2006

BME AND MENTAL HEALTH  

Ethnic variations in pathways to and use of specialist mental health services in the UK (Department of Psychiatry Mary’s School of

2003

Medicine and Dentistry)

http://bjp.rcpsych.org/content/182/2/105.abstract

Suicide and attempted suicide among people of Caribbean origin with psychosis living in the UK (Department of Psychiatry and behavioural sciences, Royal Free and University College of Medical Sciences London)

http://bjp.rcpsych.org/content/183/1/40

2011

African and Caribbean men and mental health (Race Equality Foundation)

http://www.raceequalityfoundation.org.uk/sites/default/files/publications/downloads/keynote_0.pdf

2007

Improving the mental health of the population: towards a strategy of mental health for the European Union (PRIAE Policy Research Institute on Ageing and Ethnicity)

http://ec.europa.eu/health/ph_determinants/life_style/mental/green_paper/mental_gp_en.pdf

2006

BME AND DIABETES 

‘I can’t do any serious exercise’: barriers to physical activity amongst people of Pakistani and Indian origin with Type 2 diabetes (Public Health Sciences, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh)

http://her.oxfordjournals.org/content/21/1/43.full.pdf+html

2006

Perceptions and experiences of taking oral hypoglycaemic agents among people of Pakistani and Indian origin: qualitative study Chief Scientist Office, (Scottish Executive Health Department )

http://www.bmj.com/content/330/7502/1247.full

2005

A scoping review on the experiences and preferences in accessing diabetes-related healthcare information and services by British Bangladeshis (University of Manchester)

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2524.2011.01027.x/abstract

2011

BME AND HEART DISEASE 

Ethnicity and coronary heart disease: Making sense of risk and improving care (Race Equality Foundation)

http://www.better-health.org.uk/sites/default/files/briefings/downloads/health-brief16.pdf

2010

BME AND BEING GAY



Stonewall's latest report, One Minority at a Time. This research highlights how being black and gay creates barriers to accessing services such as healthcare.
http://www.stonewall.org.uk/documents/one_minority_at_a_time.pdf