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

06
NOV
2017

Sight loss volunteer recruitment drive launched across Leicestershire and Rutland

Volunteers are being sought by a local charity to raise awareness and support people at risk of losing their sight. Vista is the leading local charity working with children and adults with sight loss in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and it is currently recruiting Sight... Read More →
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01
NOV
2017

Big Health Connect Event 2017 summary

Reducing health inequalities in BME communities was the focus of the Big Health Connect Event. Supported by our Centre, the event took place on Monday, October 16, at Moat Community College, Maidstone Road, Leicester. Advice on healthy eating was given and delegates also got an... Read More →
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22
OCT
2017

Centre featured on BBC politics show as Pamela urges action

Health inequality in BME communities was at the top of the regional political agenda today (Sunday, October 22) as our Centre was featured on a BBC current affairs show. Pamela Campbell-Morris, who works with the Centre, made an impassioned call for MPs to address the issu... Read More →
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02
OCT
2017

Inter Faith Week 2017

Inter Faith Week 2017 will take place from Sunday 12 to Sunday 19 November. The campaign aims to build good relationships and working partnerships between people of different faiths and beliefs. Inter Faith Week will begin on Remembrance Sunday, and run until the following... Read More →
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24
SEP
2017

Children’s health subject of lecture at Loughborough University

Schools and the future of our children’s health will be the topic of a lecture taking place at Loughborough University on Wednesday, October 4. Dr Lauren Sherar will be presenting the talk which is latest instalment in the Public Lecture Series 2017, put together by the... Read More →
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