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Ageing, ethnicity and psychiatric services

  • Geetha Oommen (a1), Jon Bashford (a2) and Ajit Shah (a3)
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In 2001, the Royal College of Psychiatrists produced Council Report (CR103) which concluded that services for Black and minority ethnic elders had received little attention. the report also called for an urgent need to establish a reliable and informative database of good practice and increased research. It is currently under review by the College. This article attempts to set out some of the issues that remain as well as newly identified ones. In particular, the article hopes to heighten awareness and raise debate about these issues and to link these with the College's Race Equality Action Plan.

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Ageing, ethnicity and psychiatric services

  • Geetha Oommen (a1), Jon Bashford (a2) and Ajit Shah (a3)
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