Impact of COVID-19 on the BAME community in Thurrock

Thurrock CVS conducted a local survey with questions co-produced with the local BAME (Black, Asian black, Asian, and minority ethnic groups and representatives to understand whether some of these inequalities could be addressed but understanding how:

• Information is sought and received by BAME communities in Thurrock
• Access to primary services were equal across the borough
• How the BAME community was coping with the pandemic
• How easy it was to access information and services

The results of the survey endeavoured to help to understand if there were any issues, but also what recommendations could be made to support if required.