Healthcare Commission chair Professor Sir Ian Kennedy has called on the Department of Health to extend mandatory recording of ethnicity to all mental health and learning disability services.

The request follows a 2006 census showing that people from some black and minority ethnic groups are three times more likely than average to be admitted to a mental health hospital.

Read the press release here

Healthcare Commission chair Professor Sir Ian Kennedy has called on the Department of Health to extend mandatory recording of ethnicity to all mental health and learning disability services.

The request follows a 2006 census showing that people from some black and minority ethnic groups are three times more likely than average to be admitted to a mental health hospital.

Read the press release here