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Gypsies Travellers and the Health Service A Study in Inequality by Derek Hawes

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Published by Policy Pr .
Written in English


  • Emergency services,
  • England,
  • Health systems & services,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Wales,
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12057847M
ISBN 101861340664
ISBN 109781861340665

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Health providers, like GP’s and hospitals, mustn’t discriminate against you because you’re a Gypsy or a Traveller. If you’ve experienced unlawful discrimination, you may be able to do something about it. Read this page to find out more about discrimination when you access health services if you’re a Gypsy or a Traveller.   These bohemian travelers were the inspiration for Iain McKell's stunning photographic journey "The New Gypsies," which explores the many journeys, both physical and emotional, of the modern-day traveler. Rather than working in the standard documentary photo style, McKell creates dreamy images that look almost like fashion spreads, while . Van Cleemput follows a range of studies, and more recent research on health issues outlines where Gypsies and Travellers have been effectively involved in the design of new models of inclusive health practice for this community through dialogue with the NHS and project design and ‘personalisation’ of services, primarily through the Pacesetters programme. Van .   Today, Friends Families and Travellers wrote to Dunja Mijatovic, Commissioner for Human Rights at the Council of Europe to voice concerns about the lack of UK Government support for Gypsies, Roma and Travellers during the coronavirus pandemic (Covid). The letter urges the Commissioner for Human Rights to put pressure on the UK Government.

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