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11th – 15th September 2023

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Report launch: ‘We deserve better: Ethnic minorities with a learning disability and access to healthcare

The Race Equality Foundation and the NHS Race and Health Observatory are holding an online report launch of ‘We deserve better: Ethnic minorities with a learning disability and access to healthcare’ on Tuesday 25th July from 2pm – 3.30pm.

Join the NHS Race and Health Observatory, University of Central Lancashire, Manchester Metropolitan University, Learning Disability England and the Race Equality Foundation at the event launching their report into the barriers to healthcare faced by people with a learning disability from ethnic minority backgrounds.

The webinar will be an opportunity to contribute to a discussion on ethnicity and differences in health and care. Key speakers include:

  • Dr Habib Naqvi MBE, CEO – NHS Race and Health Observatory
  • Prof Umesh Chauhan, Lead Author – GP Partner, Professor of Primary Care, University of Central Lancashire
  • Christina Roberts, Lead Author – Research Assistant, University of Central Lancashire
  • Katie Umpleby, Lead Author – Research Assistant, University of Central Lancashire
  • Samantha Clark, Working Group Co-Chair – CEO, Learning Disability England
  • Jabeer Butt OBE, Working Group Member – CEO, Race Equality Foundation
  • Aisha Edwards, Working Group Co-Chair – Parliament Representative, Speak Up Lewisham
  • Siraaj Nadat BEM, Working Group Member – Senior Quality of Life Facilitator, Changing Our Lives

The event is for those working in health and care, practitioners, researchers and anyone interested in closing the gap in health inequalities.

You can find more details and register here.