Diversity Training tools for Health Professionals. STAY TUNED!

Diversity Training tools for Health Professionals. STAY TUNED!

Since diversity of both patients and staff working in health care is a reality in most European countries, intercultural competence of health care professionals is an essential skill ensuring quality care for all patients. Conflicts that may arise due to differing...
Partnership meeting in Copenhagen and local good practices

Partnership meeting in Copenhagen and local good practices

Last January the Healthy Diversity partnership met again in Copenhagen for a transnational meeting that also offered the chance to discuss two of the Danish good practices with the real protagonists. On the first day, Naveed Baig, academician and imam, illustrated the...

Pagen

The incident I was treating a patient within her own home and they did not want to have any interaction with dressings or medications.  At first I was frustrated and I was unsure of how to treat this patient, when I asked why, they mentioned that they followed the...

Deceased child

The incident A child in the care of community nurses died (the death was expected, prepared for and managed well).  In the days following, a nurse visited the family to offer support and remove equipment. The family had prepared a room, with the child’s body on view...

Hospital medication

The incident My mother is Sikh, in her 80s, her main language is Punjabi and she has limited English. She was in hospital when the critical incident took place. My main issue arose when the nurses were giving morning medication to patients very early, according to the...