- Why are black women four times more likely than white women to die in childbirth in the UK?
- Why have four of the most recent major patient safety scandals primarily affected women?
- Why are black and ethnic minoritised doctors overrepresented in all stages of the fitness to practise process?
These are just some of the stark statistics taken from the first chapter of our report Safer care for all where we look at the impact of inequalities on patients, service users and registrants, and on public confidence more widely. As part of this chapter, we also taker a closer look at what professional regulation (and beyond) can do to tackle inequalities affecting registrants and patients and service users.