Gypsy and Traveller Health - Who Pays?
A new research report from Leeds GATE which illustrates how the costs of poor health and wellbeing costs are borne by Gypsy and Traveller families. The report shows how small changes in healthcare commissioning and provision can make a significant difference to the quality of life of Gypsy and Traveller people, and can also say costs associated with unsuccessful health service contact, late diagnosis and poor navigation of services.
- Read more by downloading our Cost Benefit Analysis report Gypsy and Traveller Health Pathways document.
How to Engage with Gypsies and Travellers as part of your work
Our best selling guide to help you making initial contact, planning projects, or developing new services with Gypsy and Traveller people. Available as a booklet and/or audio CD.
Package for Housing and Other Public Service Professionals
Leeds GATE and Housing eAcademy at the Virtual College have produced an eLearning package for housing and other public service professionals.
Information for Health Care Workers
Gill Francis MSc BSc (Hons) DN RN is a Mary Seacole Awardee nurse who works as Health Inclusion Worker for Travellers and Gypsies at NHS City and Hackney.
You can find useful information for healthcare practitioners produced by Gill:
- Traveller Voices: FAQs on the Cultural Identity and Health Needs of Gypsy Travellers
- Developing the cultural competence of health professionals working with Gypsy Travellers
One Punch Kills
Our late colleague Kathleen Morrison was very concerned about domestic violence amongst Gypsy and Traveller families. She wrote a project report called One Punch Kills.