Jump in coronavirus cases puts Bristol above national average
People are being warned to take more care following Covid-19 guidelines after 79 reported cases in the last week in Bristol. This is a jump of 88 from the previous week and a rate of 17 per 100,000 people - above the England average of 15.
10 September 2020
Bristol researchers find higher Covid-19 death rates amongst BAME communities
Healthwatch wants its feedback to help understand the experiences of all communities. Death rates in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Groups from Covid 19 are higher than white British people, according to researchers based in Bristol.
25 June 2020
Action needed after report shows BAME adversely affected by pandemic
Large scale research and data collection is needed to tackle “humbling inequalities" in Covid-19 death rates, according to the new Public Health England report. We want our feedback to build an understanding of health experiences of BAME groups.
16 June 2020
New review says BAME groups at higher risk of dying from Covid-19
A new review has shown the risk of dying from Covid-19 is higher among Black and Asian Minority Ethnic Groups compared to white groups. Healthwatch awaits recommendations from these findings which will really benefit BAME staff and patients.
4 June 2020