A range of resources have been developed to support putting ethnic equality monitoring in place in the health services. These resources support:
- service users;
- health service managers;
- researchers; and
One of these resources is an online training programme First Steps in Ethnic Equality Monitoring (accessible on HSEland). This training is aimed at:
- hospital and community healthcare staff involved in collecting personal data from service users;
- directors and managers of healthcare services;
- data analysis personnel;
- health or social researchers; and
- staff of community or voluntary sector organisations.
Public Information Poster
This poster explains why we need information about a person’s:
- ethnic group;
- country of birth; and
This is a public information explanation leaflet translated into eight languages:
Working Together to Improve our Health – A Guide for Staff
This Guide for staff helps us to help service users to self-identify their ethnic group, religion and country of birth and language spoken at home.
A Step Guide
A step guide to support putting in place ethnic equality monitoring in health services is being developed.