A qualitative study of cancer care professionals' experiences of working with migrant patients from diverse cultural backgrounds
Alex Broom, Rhiannon Bree Parker, Emma Kirby, Renata Kokanovic, Lisa Woodland, Zarnie Lwin, Eng-Siew Koh
BMJ OPEN | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2019
OBJECTIVES: To improve the experiences of people from diverse cultural backgrounds, there has been an increased emphasis on strengthening cultural awareness and competence in healthcare contexts. The aim of this focus-group based study was to explore how professionals in cancer care experience their encounters with migrant cancer patients with a focus on how they work with cultural diversity in their everyday practice, and the personal, interpersonal and institutional dimensions therein. DESIGN: This paper draws on qualitative data from eight focus groups held in three local health districts in major metropolitan areas of Australia. Participants were health professionals (n=57) working with ..View full abstract
Awarded by Australian Research Council
This work was supported by the Australian Research Council Linkage Grant LP160100100.