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Exceptional nurses and midwives recognised at the 2012 Mary Seacole Awards

Awards were presented to the following projects

Developing a communication model for ethnic minority elders and health care workers

Developing a policy based on NICE to improve sexual health outcomes for vulnerable under 18 year old BME groups in a community reproductive sexual health service

An exploration of factors influencing diabetes outpatient attendance amongst Bengali, Pakistani and African patients in an Inner London Borough

Improving clinical engagement and outcomes for BME communities experiencing common mental health problems in primary care using an approach called Take Control

Understand the barriers and incentives to diabetic retinopathy screening among South Asian population in Nottinghamshire

Improving health outcomes for Gypsy and Traveller communities

REACH OUT Project – Exploring the factors affecting access to mental health for the Nepalese community in Rushmoor, NE Hampshire

Improving Postnatal Care and Experience in Hospital for Black and South Asian women by exploring health care workers capabilities

The identification of perceptions that influence blood pressure monitoring and management for young Black Caribbean Seven Day Adventist congregants

Raising Awareness of Milton Keynes Dementia Service’s Within The BME communities

Pilot Study: Hepatitis C and Eastern European Migrant Workers in a Rural County

Details of the award winners can be found at: http://www.rcn.org.uk/newsevents/press_releases/uk/exceptional_nurses_and_midwives_recognised_at_the_2012_mary_seacole_awards

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