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

07
MAR
2018

Bill Turnbull speaks about prostate cancer on GBBO

Former BBC Breakfast presenter Bill Turnbull spoke last night about his prostate cancer diagnosis on the celebrity version of the Great British Bake Off. It comes ahead of our free Play Domino, Talk Prostate event taking place at Moat Community College, Maidstone Road, Leicester,... Read More →
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05
MAR
2018

Prostate event promoted on BBC Radio Leicester

Awareness of prostate cancer was raised on BBC Radio Leicester today in the build-up to an event taking place in Leicester on Saturday. The Play Domino, Talk Prostate event takes place at Moat Community College, Maidstone Road, Leicester, from 2pm to 7pm on Saturday, March 10. It... Read More →
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27
FEB
2018

Job Alert – Project Support Officer

We are looking for a Project Support Officer to promote the work of the Centre. In this new position, the ideal candidate will work with researchers, community champions, research assistants and other Centre staff to assist in planning and organisation of community based events... Read More →
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25
FEB
2018

Men urged to get checked for prostate cancer ahead of event

A health campaigner has called for men aged over 45 particularly those from the Afro-Caribbean community to get checked out for prostate cancer because of its “silent symptoms”. Pamela Campbell-Morris made the call to BBC Radio Leicester listeners ahead of the Play Domino, Talk... Read More →
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24
FEB
2018

Free domino afternoon in Leicester to raise awareness of prostate cancer

We are staging a free domino afternoon aimed at raising awareness of prostate cancer among African Caribbean men and supporting those diagnosed with the condition in Leicester next month. Specialist speakers will be on hand to provide information and answer any questions about... Read More →
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