Independent review of maternity services at
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

February 2022

13th February 2022

NHS race review should be cue to finally tackle health inequalities

The creation of the NHS Race and Health Observatory, which has compiled a devastating review of inequalities suffered by people of colour within the health system, came after it emerged that people from different minority ethnic groups were at higher risk of dying from Covid. According to an Office for National Statistics analysis, black people were four times as likely as white people to die from coronavirus early in the pandemic.


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