19
MAY
2017

Centre commended by global leader

The Centre for Black and Minority Ethnic Health East Midlands (CBME) has been praised for successfully organising focus group sessions for an international firm. Focus groups were arranged by the CBME on behalf of the healthcare information and technology company about meal time... Read More →
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05
MAY
2017

Leicester temple event flags up diabetes risk

The Leicester Charnwood Lions Club has presented the Centre for Black and Minority Ethnic Health East Midlands with a donation. Half of the £1,000 went towards funding screening for Type 2 diabetes at a Leicester temple and the rest has gone towards supporting the work carried... Read More →
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27
APR
2017

Can you help review and design Cervical Screening materials? Workshop Friday 19 May 2017

Around 3,200 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the UK each year. About 2 out of every 100 cancers diagnosed in women (2%) are cervical cancers. Cervical screening is a way of preventing cancer by finding and treating early changes in the neck of the womb (cervix). These... Read More →
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30
MAR
2017

NHS England seek advisers to join Mental Health Independent Advisory and Oversight Group

NHS England are seeking two patient, carer, public expert advisors to join their Mental Health Independent Advisory and Oversight Group, chaired by Paul Farmer, Chief Executive of Mind. The group provides oversight of the delivery of commitments in the mental health strategy... Read More →
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30
MAR
2017

CQC Equality Objectives 2017-2019

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have released their equality objectives for 2017 – 2019 to target inequality in health and social care. Read here Read More →
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24
MAR
2017

Final event inspired action on physical activity

Pledges to improve physical activity were made at an event marking the finale of a Leicestershire campaign to help people from minority ethnic communities avoid Type 2 diabetes. The ‘Live Healthier, Stay Healthier’ event took place on Saturday, March 18, and was the culmination... Read More →
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09
MAR
2017

Capturing experiences of mealtime insulin

We are developing a survey that captures patient experience of using mealtime insulin. This survey will ask questions on topics such as preferences for device characteristics and the impact of mealtime insulin on your lifestyle. To develop a survey that is meaningful to patients,... Read More →
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06
MAR
2017

Free fitness sessions in fight against type 2 diabetes

The last in a series of free fitness sessions to help people from minority ethnic communities in the fight against Type 2 diabetes will take place in Leicester this month. The sessions, which are for all ages and all ethnic minority groups, are part of a programme which began in... Read More →
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03
MAR
2017

Take part in Safer Ramadan

Do you have diabetes and fast during Ramadan? Would you like to find out more about safer fasting during Ramadan? Then please contact The Leicester Diabetes Centre by calling us on 0116 258 6439 or emailing bmehealth-em@leicester.ac.uk. DOWNLOAD THE FLYER Read More →
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09
JAN
2017

Religious representatives join East Midlands diabetes awareness campaign

Faith leaders from the East Midlands have joined a new regional drive to improve diabetes care in ethnic minority communities. They have been recruited as Community Health Advocates as part of the Devotion to Health programme to ensure people with diabetes access diabetes care... Read More →
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