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Ethnic minority

Where are you really from? Racial microaggressions and how to be an ally or active bystander

Racial microaggressions, by their nature, are subtle slights or insults based on a person's race, that may go unnoticed by their perpetrator or those other than the recipient (Smith and Griffiths,...

Equality in the workplace for midwives

There is, quite rightly, an emphasis in midwifery research on equality and inclusion when providing maternity care. The most recent Mothers and Babies: Reducing Risk through Audits and Confidential...

The experiences of black, Asian and minority ethnic student midwives at a UK university

Recent data show that while the overwhelming majority of undergraduate students in higher education institutions were white, the biggest rate of entry increase for any ethnic group was for black...

Does training affect understanding of implicit bias and care of black, Asian and minority ethnic babies?

The training package created during this project aimed to bring to the forefront the inequity faced by mothers from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups by enabling midwives to reflect on the...

Factors contributing to maternal health inequalities for women who are not white British in the UK

A literature search was conducted on electronic databases (MEDLINE complete, CINAHL, Science Direct, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and Scopus) in January 2021; further papers were found from...

Ethnic health inequalities in the UK's maternity services: a systematic literature review

Maternal and infant mortality and morbidity have progressively declined in the last decade throughout the world (Moller et al, 2019), and there have been many improvements in the quality of maternity...

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