Welcome to our centre

Supporting people, researchers and professionals and improving health

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

18
JUL
2018

Fitness taster sessions delivered to Leicestershire’s Traveller Community

Special fitness taster sessions have been staged in Leicestershire in bid to address the healthcare concerns of members of the Gypsy and Travellers community. The Centre for BME Health alongside NIHR CLAHRC East Midlands and the Centre organised a series of events during Gypsy... Read More →
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18
MAY
2018

Stall Holder Registration NOW OPEN for the BIG HEALTH CONNECT Event 22 October 2018

Stall holder registration is now open for the BIG HEALTH CONNECT Event Monday 22 October 2018 at Moat Community College. Following on from the success of last year’s event, this time it will be even bigger and better. For further information or to register a stall at the... Read More →
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15
MAY
2018

FREE Outdoor Gym Programme – open to all

    Did you know that Leicester has more than 30 outdoor gyms across the city which are free to use! Leicester City Lifestyle will be holding free outdoor gym sessions between 4 June 2018 – 26 August 2018. The sessions will be held at a number of parks across the... Read More →
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10
MAY
2018

Play Domino Talk Prostate

Following on from the success of the launch event on 10 March 2018 in collaboration with the Centre, Prostate Cancer UK and PROSTaid, the first ‘Play Domino, Talk Prostate’ session took place 17 April 2018 at the West Indian Senior Citizens Project, Leicester. The... Read More →
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26
APR
2018

FaithsEngage Spring 2018 newsletter now available

The latest edition of FaithsEngage newsletter of St Philip’s Centre, Leicester is now available. The full newsletter is available to download via this link https://bit.ly/2FiFBil For more information about the St Philip’s Centre, please visit... Read More →
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