Health inequalities in paediatric allergy


Dr Nick Makwana, Consultant Paediatrician, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust, explores the health inequalities faced by the UK BME population in relation to allergic conditions.

The session includes:

  • Discussion on how multi-ethnic communities have less consistent access to specialist care 
  • Explore why the UK BME population have poorer clinical outcomes in relation to allergic conditions 
  • Highlight the barriers that are faced accessing healthcare by BME communities
  • Consider the impact on long term health outcomes in relation to allergic disease 
  • How healthcare professionals can improve outcomes in allergy for multi-ethnic communities
Baby smiles while being examined by a nurse or doctor during a house call medical exam

Run time: 40 minutes

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