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Metro feature on long-covid

Posted: March 14, 2022 in articles, health

For my first piece in the Metro, I wrote about long-covid and how it’s impacted people around fitness – particularly people who had been at the high-end of fitness before.

Read the full article here.

When the patient Sanisha Wynter sought help for her mental health, she struggled to access services, treatment, and support—and above all to be heard by the professionals she saw and the services she attended. Her story is disturbing yet familiar. One clinician told her she was a “strong Black woman,” drawing on a racialised stereotype that downplays the emotional and physical pain that Black women experience.

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This was a piece of work done as part of my then day job at the Race Equality Foundation, working with academics at Queen Mary to understand differences in NHS staffing by race, class and gender.

Check it out here.