Collecting ethnic group data for inpatients: is it useful?

Abstract

Since April last year British hospitals have had to collect data on the ethnic group of every patient. Patients must categorise their own ethnic group using the categories of the 1991 census. Claire Hilton argues that such data collection is unhelpful and will not meet its stated aim of helping to provide equitable access to NHS services for all ethnic… (More)

Topics

  • Presentations referencing similar topics