Community health provider calls for urgent rethink on rural health: ‘Issues need to be addressed now’

Via Peters

LDR/NORTH CANTERBURY NEWS/ROBYN North Canterbury’s Oxford Hospital was temporarily closed due to rising Covid-19 cases in March. A Canterbury community health service provider believes the Government is ignoring rural healthcare inequities despite problems continuing to be voiced “loud and clear”. Concerns continue to mount around the omission of rural communities […]

Mental Health in the Black community

Via Peters

Mental health is a prominent topic of discussion in today’s era. However, in the Black community, the conversation may still be taboo. What is preventing more Black people from seeking mental help? This episode of Clarified examines some of the barriers to receiving mental health care and what some communities […]

BJC HealthCare Unveils community health plan for St. Louis

Via Peters

BJC HealthCare, the hospital system that operates Barnes-Jewish Hospital and more than a dozen others in the St. Louis region, on Wednesday unveiled a strategic plan that aims to decrease health disparities between the city’s richest and poorest residents, particularly the gap in health outcomes for Black and white people. […]