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) Health East Midlands has one clear vision: “To reduce ethnic health inequalities in the East Midlands”. 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

24
SEP
2017

Children’s health subject of lecture at Loughborough University

Schools and the future of our children’s health will be the topic of a lecture taking place at Loughborough University on Wednesday, October 4. Dr Lauren Sherar will be presenting the talk which is latest instalment in the Public Lecture Series 2017, put together by the... Read More →
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21
SEP
2017

The Race Equality Centre to mark its 50th anniversary

The Race Equality Centre (TREC) will be celebrating its 50th anniversary on Wednesday 11th October 2017 as part of its Annual General Meeting (AGM). Celebrations will be held at Attenborough Hall, Leicester City Council, 115 Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1FZ. The Right Reverend... Read More →
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13
SEP
2017

Events in Leicester to mark ‘International Day of Older People’

A series of events are being held in Leicester throughout October in partnership with Leicester Ageing Together to celebrate the ‘International Day of Older People’. Leicester Ageing Together is supported by the Big Lottery Fund using National Lottery funding, and is... Read More →
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05
SEP
2017

Campaign marks World Alzheimer’s Month

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has launched a campaign during World Alzheimer’s Month to promote research into the condition. The theme of the campaign is “Everything you wanted to know about research but were too afraid to ask”. Each week in September... Read More →
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05
SEP
2017

Campaign infographic scoops prestigious award

An infographic about sickle cell disease which formed part of our campaign to raise awareness of the condition in the East Midlands has won a national award. The graphic – ‘Living with Sickle Cell Disease’ – explains themes from recent research on sickle cell disease commissioned... Read More →
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