Ethnic inequalities in how care is given, not just in access and outcomesBMJ 2023; 382 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.p1589 (Published 11 July 2023) Cite this as: BMJ 2023;382:p1589
- James H Bamber, consultant anaesthetist1,
- Dominique N Lucas, consultant anaesthetist2
- 1Department of Anaesthesia, Cambridge University Hospitals, Cambridge, UK
- 2Department of Anaesthesia, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, UK
Ethnic inequalities in health and care show diversity in need and disadvantage,1 as well as how healthcare is provided, once accessed.
We recently published a study of ethnic inequalities for anaesthetic care provided in maternity services in England between 2011 and 2021.2 We found that for elective caesarean birth, women from black …