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

19
MAY
2017

Centre commended by global leader

The Centre for Black and Minority Ethnic Health East Midlands (CBME) has been praised for successfully organising focus group sessions for an international firm. Focus groups were arranged by the CBME on behalf of the healthcare information and technology company about meal time... Read More →
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05
MAY
2017

Leicester temple event flags up diabetes risk

The Leicester Charnwood Lions Club has presented the Centre for Black and Minority Ethnic Health East Midlands with a donation. Half of the £1,000 went towards funding screening for Type 2 diabetes at a Leicester temple and the rest has gone towards supporting the work carried... Read More →
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30
MAR
2017

CQC Equality Objectives 2017-2019

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have released their equality objectives for 2017 – 2019 to target inequality in health and social care. Read here Read More →
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24
MAR
2017

Final event inspired action on physical activity

Pledges to improve physical activity were made at an event marking the finale of a Leicestershire campaign to help people from minority ethnic communities avoid Type 2 diabetes. The ‘Live Healthier, Stay Healthier’ event took place on Saturday, March 18, and was the culmination... Read More →
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09
MAR
2017

Capturing experiences of mealtime insulin

We are developing a survey that captures patient experience of using mealtime insulin. This survey will ask questions on topics such as preferences for device characteristics and the impact of mealtime insulin on your lifestyle. To develop a survey that is meaningful to patients,... Read More →
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