Closing The Gap - Workshop for Healthcare Professionals

Addressing the Racial Disparities in Antenatal Services and Birth Outcomes

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What’s covered in the workshop:

  • The disparity in maternal mortality and morbidity rates between Black, Mixed Race & Asian women and their white counterparts within the UK.
  • People and minority communities within the NHS
  • Exploration of why the disparities exist
  • Disparities that patients and staff may experience
  • The differences between cultural awareness, sensitivity & safety
  • Talking about race and anti-racism
  • Biases and assumptions
  • System change and cultural humility
  • Areas of Education

Contributors include:
Dr Ria Clarke - NHS Obs & Gynae Registrar
Benash Nazmeen - Midwife & Midwifery Educator
Sharfia Hashem - NHS Inclusion Lead
Carina White - Black Mum’s Upfront
Atinuke & Clotilde - Co-Founders Five X More

Your Instructor

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This workshop is led by:

  • Dr Ria Clarke - NHS Obstetrics and Gynaecology Registrar Trustee for Birth Rights Charity
  • Benash Nazmeen - Midwife and Midwifery Educator
  • Shafira Milford Al-Hashemy - Equality and Diversity Lead within the NHS
  • Atinuke and Clotilde, Co-Founders of Five x More.
  • Plus case study from Carina White Black Mums Upfront

Course Curriculum

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