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(2020-2021) The consequences of moral and expert authority: obstetric racism

by | Apr 19, 2021 |

by Kitty Bowles, Tilly Whittingham, Meryl Malletroit and Fred Clare

This blog post evaluates the racial disparities in reproductive healthcare, despite doctors, nurses, and healthcare volunteers’ motivations to ‘do good’. Students are encouraged to volunteer in medical settings, which can be witnessed through Emma Richardson’s role, who is responsible for developing these opportunities. Ethical motivations and compassion often influence these involvements. So, why is it that racial health disparities persist despite the desire to help others? Continue reading here