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

Resources

Latest news

10
MAY
2018

Play Domino Talk Prostate

Following on from the success of the launch event on 10 March 2018 in collaboration with the Centre, Prostate Cancer UK and PROSTaid, the first ‘Play Domino, Talk Prostate’ session took place 17 April 2018 at the West Indian Senior Citizens Project, Leicester. The... Read More →
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26
APR
2018

FaithsEngage Spring 2018 newsletter now available

The latest edition of FaithsEngage newsletter of St Philip’s Centre, Leicester is now available. The full newsletter is available to download via this link https://bit.ly/2FiFBil For more information about the St Philip’s Centre, please visit... Read More →
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18
APR
2018

Centre marks Diabetes Prevention Week

A national campaign to prevent and raise awareness of type 2 diabetes is taking place this week. The inaugural Diabetes Prevention Week runs from April 16 to 22 and was launched to promote the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NDPP), organised by NHS England and... Read More →
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13
APR
2018

Lived Experience Event: Religion and Mental Wellbeing – FREE to attend

This event focuses on the intriguing as well as important relationship between religion and mental wellbeing. A number of speakers will be sharing their own experiences of faith and emotional wellbeing from Jewish, Muslim and Pagan perspectives. There will also be an opportunity... Read More →
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