A Conversation About ‘Wellbeing’ BAME Communities – Arabic and Urdu Women

We were asked by the Integrated Care System to hold conversations with people across the North East and North Cumbria around the themes of health and wellbeing. We spoke to twelve women from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities.
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The findings from these consultations have since been fed back to the ICS, so that the intelligence can help shape the way health and care services are delivered across the region, ensuring they are relevant to their local communities.

Aligning with our local priorities and our previous consultation work for the NHS long term plan, the ICS required us to gather the views of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities. We were able to speak to twelve women at Nur Fitness. Due to probable language barriers between the group and ourselves, we ensured we had translators there on the day (who the group were familiar with) so that no one would be excluded from the discussion and so everyone could be confident in sharing their views.

At the time of publishing this report, MVDA, in partnership with RCVDA held responsibility for delivering Healthwatch across South Tees.  Since 1 April 2020 Pioneering Care Partnership has assumed this responsibility and the contact details that are referred to within this report have now changed.  If you would like to contact us regarding this report, please use the details below.


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A Conversation About ‘Wellbeing’ BAME Communities – Arabic and Urdu Women

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