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Travelling to better health

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We want to ensure there are equal opportunities for Gypsies Roma and Travellers in Wales.
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Advice and guidance on culture and health needs for practitioners working with Gypsies and Travellers.

The guidance is presented in three parts:

  • advice on cultural awareness for the benefit of practitioners
  • advice on professional practice which could encourage greater participation in health and health services
  • an analysis of available research and evidence, providing the rationale for the guidance.

We expect Travelling to Better health to help with these specific aspects of work:

  • to increase knowledge of Gypsy and Traveller culture and traditions among practitioners
  • more and better awareness of the health status and health needs of Gypsies and Travellers
  • increased practitioner confidence in working effectively with Gypsies and Travellers
  • increased confidence among Gypsies and Travellers in understanding and communicating their own health needs and in using health services.