Welcome to our centre

Supporting people, researchers and professionals and improving health in the East Midlands

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) Health East Midlands has one clear vision: “To reduce ethnic health inequalities in the East Midlands”. 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

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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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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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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