Welcome to our centre

Supporting people, researchers and professionals and improving health

Involving communities

People’s voices and their opinions are not only heard but also form the basis of solutions

Growing research

Inspiring community-led research and encouraging participation

Creating resources

Developing and promoting culturally sensitive resources

Working together

Collaborating with researchers to widen participation

What we are working towards

The Centre for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) has one clear vision: “To reduce ethnic health inequalities”. We do this by working with patients, the public, community and voluntary sectors, researchers, health and social care organisations, to:

  • Inspire community-led research
  • Develop and promote culturally sensitive resources
  • Raise awareness of community engagement
  • Encourage active research participation
  • Collaborate with researchers to widen participation


Latest news


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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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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