Getting Involved

Here is a list of current opportunities for involvement with the BME centre. However, we are always looking to collaborate more widely with community organisations, academics and other institutions to develop new ideas. If you would like to discuss your involvement with the centre further please get in touch

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SEP
2017

Special Remembrance Service being held as part of National Hate Crime Awareness Week

A very special community service is being held at Leicester Cathedral on Thursday 19 October 2017 as part of National Hate Crime Awareness Week. The Service of Hope and Remembrance will be held from 5:30pm to be followed by refreshments in the great South Aisle of the cathedral.... 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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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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06
JUL
2017

NHS Health Survey seeks views from members of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities

Nottingham North and East Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are seeking views from members of the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community on health services so they can better serve health needs. If you are part of the Nottingham North and East area and would like to... 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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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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