Information on Black and Minority Ethnic Communities in Richmond

BME population in Richmond upon Thames: Overview of the BME Population of Richmond based on the Census of 2001. To View Please Click Here.

All we need is someone to Listen! A collaborative report between NHS Richmond, Ki-Rin and RB Mind on the engagement and involvement of BME Communities to Primary Care Services in Richmond, published in 2009. To view the full report please click here, to view the executive summary report please click here.

Information on services available

Links to Local and national organisations: for an extensive overview of local and national organisations providing services to BME Community Please Click Here.

List of services for people with Black Minority Ethnic status in Richmond upon Thames: to download an overview of local organisations Please Click Here.

Useful reports on the mental health needs of BME communities

Minority Voices – Research into the access and acceptability of services for young people from Black and minority ethnic groups By Cathy Street, Ceilidh Stapelkamp, Emily Taylor, Mhemooda Malek and Zarrina Kurtz (2005) & Young Minds (2005).

Download Minority Voices in PDF format

Cultural Competence

Cultural Awareness Tool – Understanding Cultural Diversity in Mental Health By Seah E, Tilbury F, Wright B, Rooney R, Jayasuriya P (2002) Multicultural Mental Health Australia. To Download Please Click Here.

Cultural Competency Toolkit. Good practice Guide in Ethnic Minority Mental Healthcare. By Collins, B (2007) West London Mental Health Trust. To Download Please Click Here

Delivering Race Equality in Mental Health (DRE)

Independent Inquiry into the death of David Bennett (2003) – Report on the death of David Bennett which initiated the DRE Agenda. To View Please Click Here to Download.

Delivering Race Equality in Mental Health Care – A Summary By The Department of Health (2005). To View Please Click Here to Download.

Other useful information resources

Mighealthnet –  Information network on good practice in health care for migrants and minorities in Europe. Go to the Mighealthnet website

Download a PDF version

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BME Population in Richmond

BME Services And Organisations in Richmond Upon Thames

  Cultural Awareness Tool. Understanding Cultural Diversity

  Cultural Competency Toolkit. Good practice Guide

  Independent Inquiry into the death of David Bennett

  Delivering Race Equality in Mental Health Care: A Summary

  Minority Voices

  All we need is someone to listen (Full Report)

  All we need is someone to listen (Executive Summary)

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