Unequal access to midwifery care: a continuing problem?

J Adv Nurs. 1995 Apr;21(4):702-7. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2648.1995.21040702.x.


For women of an ethnic minority the maternity services have been described as inappropriate, inaccessible and inadequate. It is hoped that the contents of this paper will raise awareness amongst health professionals of the continuing problems faced by women trying to overcome a language barrier.

MeSH terms

  • Communication*
  • England
  • Ethnicity*
  • Female
  • Health Services Accessibility*
  • Humans
  • Maternal Health Services*
  • Midwifery*
  • Pregnancy
  • Professional-Patient Relations*
  • Retrospective Studies