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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01
SEP
2017

Welcome to Barbara and Darshna

The Centre for BME Health East Midlands welcomes Barbara Czyznikowska and Darshna de Souza into two brand new Project Support Officer posts. Both Barbara and Darshna will play a key role in supporting the work of the Centre for BME Health to reduce ethnic health inequalities in... Read More →
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01
SEP
2017

Invitation to free Leicester health event

People wanting to learn more about their health have been invited to an event taking place in Leicester in October. Advice on healthy eating will be given as well as the opportunity to hear from leading experts and the chance to be tested for Type 2 diabetes at The Big Health... Read More →
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29
AUG
2017

Members sought for quality improvement network

Applications are now open for membership of an initiative connecting people who have health and care improvement expertise. The Health Foundation together with the East Midlands Academic Health Science Network are looking for professionals to join Q, a diverse and inclusive group... Read More →
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29
AUG
2017

Listen to the voice of the young Gypsy and Travellers – What does the future hold for them

An Insight into the Gypsy and Traveller Way of Life Following a very successful event held earlier this year, a unique training is being held on Thursday 26 October 2017 from 9:30am at the Brite Centre, Braunstone Avenue, Leicester LE3 1LE. This one day event will provide an... Read More →
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29
AUG
2017

Free tickets to health research film offered to East Midlands residents

  Residents from the East Midlands are invited to a free screening of a film which engages its audience in an informed debate around patient and public involvement in health research. The powerful and educational film called ‘People are Messy’ is coming to... Read More →
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21
AUG
2017

ITV seeking people with a stammer

People with a stammer are being sought for a new programme about the condition being made by ITV. The one-off programme will see participants taking part in a course designed and delivered by people who also have stammers. People wanting to take part must live in the UK and... Read More →
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