Now could not be a more pressing time to discuss the issue of health inequity, the focus of our conference How Can We Dismantle Health Together - National Voices' conference to realise the power of the voluntary sector (Mar 2, 9, 16, 23). COVID-19 has made pre-existing health inequities starker, and generated fresh injustice. The stakes could not be higher, yet the barriers to change are also significant and complex - nowhere more so than in the area of racial inequality.
The Learn Not Blame campaign is unique in its desire to bring together patients, families, doctors and all healthcare staff in calling for a revolution in how the NHS talks about and acts on harm. Cicely Cunningham shares why we need a just culture of learning, not of blame and persecution.
Recent research from Dimensions shows that people with learning disabilities and autism have a poor experience of primary care. In this blog, Duncan Bell shares some of the findings from the research and how you can get involved with the #MyGPandMe campaign.
Co-production has become the latest buzzword to capture the imagination of commissioners and health and social care providers, in their quest to provide genuine person centred support to the people they provide services for. Too often though, it has been reduced to being a simple rebranding of its predecessor, "user involvement", with no real or meaningful change taking place.
As October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month we have decided to close this month with a blog from Danni Manzi, Head of Policy and Campaigns at Breast Cancer Care. In this blog, Danni talks about the importance of raising awareness of incurable cancer related diseases such as secondary breast cancer and how Breast Cancer Care are using their 'bucket list campaign' to achieve this.