Resources to address health inequalities

Resources for all healthcare professionals:

CMCA has created a library of information about healthcare inequalities which can be accessed here:

The infographic and checklist below provide prompts to identifying and addressing health inequalities within a healthcare organisation. It includes useful information on areas such as language, access and involvement:

Addressing health inequalities can feel overwhelming at times. The below table is a useful starting point for identifying a health inequality within your service, and considering how to tackle it:

Religion can be hugely impactful on health behaviours. This guide aims to increase your understanding of a range of religions, with a focus on health impact:

The below factsheets have been developed as part of Transgender Awareness Week.

They focus on areas such as personalised care, pronouns and health inequalities, and support healthcare professionals in addressing the barriers transgender individuals may face.

Resources for primary care

Primary care colleagues can benefit from the information below about how to reduce inequality of access to the services they provide. It includes ideas of how to make access easier and fairer for groups including people from different cultural backgrounds and those living in deprivation.

 

Surveys

There are a number of surveys for patients, which can help to reduce healthcare inequalities.

The information below is designed to promote the Cancer Quality of Life Survey to patients.

Information about the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey