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

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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16
JUL
2017

Sickle cell interview on London Live

Dr Subarna Chakravorty, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist of Kings College Hospital, talking about new research involving CLAHRC Northwest London highlighting the lack of sickle cell support in an interview with London Live. Click on the image below to listen to the interview. ... Read More →
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11
JUL
2017

Haematologist gives interview about sickle cell campaign

A leading national expert on sickle cell disease has backed a regional campaign instigated by the Centre to raise awareness of the condition. The educational drive launched by the Centre alongside our funders and partners CLAHRC East Midlands coincided with World Sickle Cell Day,... Read More →
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