01
SEP
2017

Welcome to Barbara

The Centre for BME Health East Midlands welcomes Barbara Czyznikowska into a Project Support Officer post. Barbara will play a key role in supporting the work of the Centre for BME Health to reduce ethnic health inequalities in the East Midlands by working with the public,... 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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15
AUG
2017

Free to attend local campaign meeting set up to help change people’s attitude and behaviour around mental health stigma

In partnership with Time to Change a local campaign open meeting is being held Friday 01 September 2017, Attenborough Hall, City Hall, Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1FZ. Time to Change is a growing movement of people changing thinking and actions around mental health problems. At... Read More →
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14
AUG
2017

The Big Health Connect Event

We are staging a special event for people to learn more about what the centre does to reduce health inequalities in BME communities. The Big Health Connect Event will take place on Monday, October 16, between 9.30am and 5pm at Moat Community College, Maidstone Road, Leicester.... Read More →
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03
AUG
2017

Sickle cell disease discussed on BBC Radio Leicester

Our drive to raise awareness of sickle cell disease has been featured on BBC Radio Leicester. The Centre’s Pamela Campbell-Morris together with Dr Subarna Chakravarty, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist of Kings College Hospital, were interviewed by the station on Sunday,... Read More →
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16
JUL
2017

Sickle cell interview on London Live

Dr Subarna Chakravorty, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist of Kings College Hospital, talking about new research involving CLAHRC Northwest London highlighting the lack of sickle cell support in an interview with London Live. Click on the image below to listen to the interview. ... Read More →
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