Gypsies and Travellers: cultural influences on health.

  title={Gypsies and Travellers: cultural influences on health.},
  author={Xena Dion},
  journal={Community practitioner : the journal of the Community Practitioners' & Health Visitors' Association},
  volume={81 6},
  • Xena Dion
  • Published 2008 in
    Community practitioner : the journal of the…
In comparison to other population groups in the UK, the health of Gypsies and Travellers is among the worst in the country. The government's current agenda to reduce unacceptable inequalities in health through far-reaching, cross-cutting and costly measures is still not making a significant difference. If improving the health of the worst off and most marginalised members of society is to be achieved, then there has to be personalised and tailored health service provision to specific target… CONTINUE READING