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

18
NOV
2017

National NIHR CLAHRC Multi Morbidity Research Event

Thursday 18 January 2018 9:45am – 4:15pm Organised by CLAHRC East Midlands Register NOW Study overviews to be submitted by Wednesday 20 December 2017 Where is this event taking place? At Stamford Court, 18 Manor Road, Oadby, Leicester LE2 3UF. A networking dinner will be arranged... Read More →
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13
NOV
2017

Local Self-Care Week campaign launched

A campaign has been launched by the NHS covering Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to build people’s confidence in preventing and treating minor illnesses themselves during Self-Care Week. The campaign, which runs from 13th to 19th November 2017, brings together a full... Read More →
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10
NOV
2017

Event for South Asian communities during World Diabetes Day

A diabetes awareness event for South Asian communities will be held on Tuesday, November 14, to mark World Diabetes Day. It will be held at the Shree Prajapati Association Leicester (Prathna Hall) Ulverscroft Road, Leicester. LE4 6BY,  from 5pm to 9pm. The event has been... Read More →
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06
NOV
2017

Sight loss volunteer recruitment drive launched across Leicestershire and Rutland

Volunteers are being sought by a local charity to raise awareness and support people at risk of losing their sight. Vista is the leading local charity working with children and adults with sight loss in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and it is currently recruiting Sight... Read More →
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01
NOV
2017

Big Health Connect Event 2017 summary

Reducing health inequalities in BME communities was the focus of the Big Health Connect Event. Supported by our Centre, the event took place on Monday, October 16, at Moat Community College, Maidstone Road, Leicester. Advice on healthy eating was given and delegates also got an... Read More →
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