Racism in health care more harmful than in other settings

Racism against Aboriginal Australians in a health care setting is more harmful than in any other setting, according to a new study.

Survey participants who experienced racism, including name-calling and teasing, were found to be more likely to experience high levels of psychological distress compared to those who didn’t experience racism.

VicHealth CEO Jerril Rechter said the study revealed a need to address the issue of racism in Victoria.

Read more at Melbourne University