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
JUN
2017

Equality Action seeking new Directors/Trustees – deadline 5pm Monday 5th June 2017

Equality Action (formerly Human Rights & Equalities Charnwood) are looking to recruit 3 new volunteer Directors/Trustees. Established in 1969 to promote equality and diversity, dignity and respect through inclusion, they are a registered charity and company limited by... Read More →
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30
MAY
2017

Dignity in Action Day 2017

The Dignity in Action Day took place on Wednesday 1st February 2017, an exciting series of events took place across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, including Hinckley Hospital, Loughborough Hospital, Melton Hospital and Market Harborough Hospital. This is an opportunity... Read More →
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25
MAY
2017

Vacancy – Project Support Officer – closing date midnight Friday 09 June 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen to promote the work of the Centre for Black and Minority Ethnic Health East Midlands (CBME). We are looking for a Project Support Officer to work with researchers, community champions, research assistants, and other Centre for BME staff to... Read More →
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24
MAY
2017

South Asian Type 2 diabetes risk highlighted

A short film has been made to promote awareness and understanding of the increased risk of Type 2 diabetes among the South Asian community. It was recorded at an event held in Loughborough at the Bangladeshi Association staged to celebrate the culmination of a NIHR-funded CLAHRC... Read More →
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23
MAY
2017

Vacancy – Research Associate – closing date midnight 01 June 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Centre for Black and Minority Ethnic East Midlands (CBME) to undertake a range of operational and research activities. We are looking for a Research Associate to provide a major contribution to the design, evaluation and... Read More →
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