Thematic Content Analysis

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In this dissertation we are going to employ thematic content analysis of secondary data which is where by we are analysing data, which was collected by other researchers for other purpose in order to determine challenges faced by ethnic minority groups in accessing healthcare services such as GP, Sex Health Clinics, Hospitals and Walk in Centres (Andrew Whittaker and Dr Graham R Williamson 2011). We will mainly focus on how language is affecting them in communicating their needs and how this affects the patients and the nurse’s relationship. Thematic analysis is defined as a ‘method for identifying, analysing and reporting patterns within data’ (Andrew Whittaker and Dr Graham R Williamson 2011). The first step of this analysis is to familiarise
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