DVDs - Health Inequalities

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Just listen…equality and diversity
Alpha Films [2006]. Ipswich: Alpha Films.
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Contains five interviews that can be played individually. The interviews cover the following topics: racism - Ibrahim´s story of personal tragedy dispels many of the myths that exist about refugees and asylum seekers; religion - Clair is a Muslim and tells how lack of understanding leads to prejudice towards other religions; disability - Linda is a wheelchair user and talks about how people treat her differently; gender - Alice is a transvestite and describes how trans-gendered people often have to live with abuse and ridicule; and sexuality - Mick is gay and has been attacked because of it, he talks of the stress that hiding your true identity brings. [Taken from DCD cover]

Closing the gap: important recommendations for primary care practitioners.
Disability Rights Commission. (2006). London: Media Trust Productions.
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Closing the gap is a powerful documentary depicting the real life experience of four people with learning disabilities and/or mental health problems in primary health care. The film also contains examples of good practice and important recommendations designed to help primary care practitioners. This film can be used in training situations or for general viewing and is supported by the Department of Health for use in the NHS. [Taken from DVD cover]

Discrimination
Jewers, Tony (1999). Essex: Tony Jewers Production.
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This DVD has proved to be very popular with PHSE teachers. This new edition shows comparisons, changes and trends with statistics from earlier years. The programme deals with discrimination in three separate parts: Sex discrimination, Race discrimination, other forms of discrimination. The DVD has several natural breaks to allow classroom discussion through all three sections. Included with the DVD are statistics, guideline ´notes for teachers´ and advice on Equal Opportunites Policies. [Taken from DVD cover]

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