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Race and health care in the United Kingdom.

Allen McNaught

Race and health care in the United Kingdom.

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Published by Polytechnic of the South Bank in London .
Written in English


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Occasional papers in health service administration.

ContributionsPolytechnic of the South Bank. Centre for Health Service Management Studies.
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Open LibraryOL13870885M

the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations or the World Health Organization concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic or social condition.” the . Black workers with degrees earn per cent less on average than White workers. in Britain, significantly lower percentages of ethnic minorities ( per cent) worked as managers, directors and senior officials, compared with White people ( per cent) and this was particularly true for African or Caribbean or Black people ( per cent.


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