06
FEB
2018

Community health needs of local Gypsy, Romany and Travellers listened to

On Thursday 25 January 2018, the Centre for BME Health in partnership with the Leicester GATE Project (Gypsy and Traveller Equality), a grass root social enterprise project, held an event with members and representatives of the local Gypsy, Roma and Travellers communities. The... Read More →
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04
FEB
2018

Call for Community Partners Panel expressions of interest

We are looking for expressions of interest to become a member of a Community Partners Panel. The Centre is seeking applicants from a variety of backgrounds who would like to offer their insight and experience to help shape the way our organisation carries out research to address... Read More →
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31
JAN
2018

Latest Centre newsletter published

We have published our latest email newsletter containing a summary of the latest updates and current work. Stories in the Winter 2017/18 newsletter include: What about our existing work? What new projects are we currently working on? What events have we been involved with? Who is... Read More →
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10
JAN
2018

Two years of reducing ethnic health inequalities

The Centre for BME Health launched in 2016 with a remit to addressing ethnic health inequalities – and that’s exactly what we have been doing. The Centre is funded by NIHR CLAHRC East Midlands and we focus on addressing such inequalities by involving communities in a... Read More →
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02
JAN
2018

Job Alert – Research and Innovation Business Manager

We are looking for a Research and Innovation Business Manager to help shape the strategic direction and lead on planning new developments and formulating recommendations for the BME Health Centre and the Real World Evidence Unit. This is a new position in which the successful... Read More →
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18
DEC
2017

Pamela on BBC Radio Leicester

Pamela Campbell-Morris from the Centre for BME Health East Midlands has spoken about the importance of healthy eating and lifestyle in preventing Type 2 diabetes on BBC Radio Leicester. She was speaking on the Ady Dayman lunchtime show broadcast on Thursday, December 14. Pamela... Read More →
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05
DEC
2017

Read the latest e-bulletin (November 2017) from The Race Equality Centre (TREC)

The Race Equality Centre (TREC) have released their latest e-bulletin (November 2017). The Race Equality Centre actively promotes, seeks, and implements a racially just, fair and equitable society, which will enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Leicester and... Read More →
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05
DEC
2017

‘Wellbeing’ Day to kick start a new service

A wellbeing day is taking place on Friday 15th December 2017 from 8:30am at the Michael Wood Centre 53 Regent Road, Leicester LE1 6YF to kick start a new service. Funded by Awards for All, the Michael Wood Centre will be putting on 30 wellbeing days every Friday between December... Read More →
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28
NOV
2017

Free Event – Leicester: Diversity & The City Thursday 07 December 2017

Leicester is celebrated for its diversity and multiculturalism but what does this really mean? Leicester Human Rights Arts and Film Festival in association with CivicLeicester, along with the University of Leicester’s Unit for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement... Read More →
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21
NOV
2017

CLAHRC East Midlands hosts national cardiometabolic event

Almost 70 applied health research studies exploring ways to improve cardiometabolic health were shared at a national event. NIHR CLAHRC East Midlands hosted the Cardiometabolic Research Day on Tuesday, October 24, in Leicester, teaming up with NIHR CLAHRC Oxford to organise the... Read More →
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