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Building an understanding of Ethnic minority people’s Service Use Relating to Emergency care for injuries: the BE SURE study protocol

Fadi Baghdadi, Bridie Evans Orcid Logo, Steve Goodacre Orcid Logo, Paul Anthony John, Thanuja Hettiarachchi, Ann John Orcid Logo, Ronan Lyons Orcid Logo, Alison Porter Orcid Logo, Solmaz Safari, Aloysius Niroshan Siriwardena Orcid Logo, Helen Snooks Orcid Logo, Alan Watkins Orcid Logo, Julia Williams Orcid Logo, Ashra Khanom Orcid Logo

BMJ Open, Volume: 13, Issue: 4, Start page: e069596

Swansea University Authors: Fadi Baghdadi, Bridie Evans Orcid Logo, Ann John Orcid Logo, Ronan Lyons Orcid Logo, Alison Porter Orcid Logo, Helen Snooks Orcid Logo, Alan Watkins Orcid Logo, Ashra Khanom Orcid Logo

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Abstract

Introduction: Injuries are a major public health problem which can lead to disability or death. However, little is known about the incidence, presentation, management and outcomes of emergency care for patients with injuries among people from ethnic minorities in the UK. The aim of this study is to...

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Published in: BMJ Open
ISSN: 2044-6055 2044-6055
Published: BMJ 2023
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa63468
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Abstract: Introduction: Injuries are a major public health problem which can lead to disability or death. However, little is known about the incidence, presentation, management and outcomes of emergency care for patients with injuries among people from ethnic minorities in the UK. The aim of this study is to investigate what may differ for people from ethnic minorities compared with white British people when presenting with injury to ambulance and Emergency Departments (EDs).Methods and analysis: This mixed methods study covers eight services, four ambulance services (three in England and one in Scotland) and four hospital EDs, located within each ambulance service. The study has five Work Packages (WP): (WP1) scoping review comparing mortality by ethnicity of people presenting with injury to emergency services; (WP2) retrospective analysis of linked NHS routine data from patients who present to ambulances or EDs with injury over 5 years (2016–2021); (WP3) postal questionnaire survey of 2000 patients (1000 patients from ethnic minorities and 1000 white British patients) who present with injury to ambulances or EDs including self-reported outcomes (measured by Quality of Care Monitor and Health Related Quality of Life measured by SF-12); (WP4) qualitative interviews with patients from ethnic minorities (n=40) and focus groups—four with asylum seekers and refugees and four with care providers and (WP5) a synthesis of quantitative and qualitative findings.Ethics and dissemination: This study received a favourable opinion by the Wales Research Ethics Committee (305391). The Health Research Authority has approved the study and, on advice from the Confidentiality Advisory Group, has supported the use of confidential patient information without consent for anonymised data. Results will be shared with ambulance and ED services, government bodies and third-sector organisations through direct communications summarising scientific conference proceedings and publications.
Item Description: Protocol
Keywords: Injuries, public health
College: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences
Funders: Swansea University, NIHR132744
Issue: 4
Start Page: e069596