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

23
JUN
2017

Mental health and technology survey launched

Views are being sought on how technology can help people with mental health problems. Online support groups, smartphone apps, computer games, virtual reality, virtual therapists, robots….so many big emerging ideas about how digital technology can be used for mental health.... Read More →
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22
JUN
2017

Call for GP registrations during Refugee Week

Asylum seekers and refugees are being urged to register with a doctor as part of a campaign to celebrate the contribution they make to society. Refugee Week started on Monday, 19 June, and runs until Sunday, June 25, with a programme of arts, cultural and educational events... Read More →
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19
JUN
2017

East Midlands marks sickle cell day

An awareness drive to educate people about the UK’s biggest genetic blood disorder has been launched in Leicestershire and the East Midlands to coincide with an international campaign. Resources have been made available to educate people and raise awareness of sickle cell disease... Read More →
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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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