Caring For An Ageing Black Population: mistrust, cultural misalignments and opportunities

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Join us for our third virtual meet up for health care professionals. In this event we will hear from Pam Thompson, Terrence Channer, and Thelma Tembo in discussion about the realities of caring for an ageing Black population from public health and general practice perspectives. This event will allow you to network with other Black Healthcare professionals as well as gaining an in depth understanding of the ways in which Black professionals can combat health inequality and provide a voice for an ageing Black population.

Key takeaways:

· Develop an understanding of the realities and challenges of caring for an ageing Black population from clinical and non-clinical perspectives.

· Discussion of health seeking behaviours of the Black population and health promotion.

· Hear real world experiences of working to combat health inequality from NHS and Local Authority colleagues.


Pam Thompson

Pam Thompson, a highly respected public and voluntary sector officer with over 30 years of experience in equality, engagement, community development and consultation. Working alongside, in collaboration and partnership with statutory partners, voluntary sector organisations, public sector and community individuals. Respected as an equality and community development expert, giving a platform to those not heard.

Terrence Channer

The son of Jamaican migrants Terence Channer is a consultant solicitor at Scott Moncrieff & Associates LLP who specialises in police misconduct, injury and healthcare law. He has a passion for holding state bodies such as the police and other detaining bodies to account. He is a passionate anti-racism advocate. Terence is a regular contributor to the Voice Newspaper. He is a keen user of technology in legal practice. His hobbies include swimming and jazz guitar.

Dr Thelma Tembo

Thelma is a General Practitioner in the NHS, Mentor for trainee GPs, and General Medical Council Associate. She is passionate about medical education empowering ethnic minorities. With an additional qualification in International Health, Thelma has an interest in bridging health care inequalities in marginalised populations in the UK. She is also the Deputy Chief Activator for BY-Peers Healthcare. Through her role with BYP she aims to meet other professionals with diverse roles within healthcare and develop her career in other areas.

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