This Is How Brexit Will Further Damage The Health Of Black Women In Britain

The NHS already neglects black women and Brexit will make things worse

By now, it’s clear to many that Brexit risks having a devastating impact on the NHS. The possibility of the delay in receiving medicine, longer waiting times and rising vacancies puts the health of many at danger. So things will be worse for demographics who are already in a disadvantaged position. While there has been some discussion on how Brexit will impact women’s health, not enough attention of the medical consequences women potentially face at the hands of Brexit has been covered in enough depth. The health implications that Brexit has for ethnic minorities have had even less consideration. And there has been no attention paid to people like me - ethnic minority women - who intersect between both categories, and will have it worse than both white women and ethnic minority men in some cases.

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