Welcome to our centre

Supporting people, researchers and professionals and improving health in the East Midlands

Involving communities

People’s voices and their opinions are not only heard but also form the basis of solutions

Growing research

Inspiring community-led research and encouraging participation

Creating resources

Developing and promoting culturally sensitive resources

Working together

Collaborating with researchers to widen participation

What we are working towards

The Centre for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) has one clear vision: “To reduce ethnic health inequalities”. We do this by working with patients, the public, community and voluntary sectors, researchers, health and social care organisations, to:

  • Inspire community-led research
  • Develop and promote culturally sensitive resources
  • Raise awareness of community engagement
  • Encourage active research participation
  • Collaborate with researchers to widen participation

Latest news

10
JAN
2018

Two years of reducing ethnic health inequalities

The Centre for BME Health launched in 2016 with a remit to addressing ethnic health inequalities – and that’s exactly what we have been doing. The Centre is funded by NIHR CLAHRC East Midlands and we focus on addressing such inequalities by involving communities in a... Read More →
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02
JAN
2018

Job Alert – Research and Innovation Business Manager

We are looking for a Research and Innovation Business Manager to help shape the strategic direction and lead on planning new developments and formulating recommendations for the BME Health Centre and the Real World Evidence Unit. This is a new position in which the successful... Read More →
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18
DEC
2017

Pamela on BBC Radio Leicester

Pamela Campbell-Morris from the Centre for BME Health East Midlands has spoken about the importance of healthy eating and lifestyle in preventing Type 2 diabetes on BBC Radio Leicester. She was speaking on the Ady Dayman lunchtime show broadcast on Thursday, December 14. Pamela... Read More →
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05
DEC
2017

Read the latest e-bulletin (November 2017) from The Race Equality Centre (TREC)

The Race Equality Centre (TREC) have released their latest e-bulletin (November 2017). The Race Equality Centre actively promotes, seeks, and implements a racially just, fair and equitable society, which will enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Leicester and... Read More →
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05
DEC
2017

‘Wellbeing’ Day to kick start a new service

A wellbeing day is taking place on Friday 15th December 2017 from 8:30am at the Michael Wood Centre 53 Regent Road, Leicester LE1 6YF to kick start a new service. Funded by Awards for All, the Michael Wood Centre will be putting on 30 wellbeing days every Friday between December... Read More →
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