Following a Gypsy, traveller and Roma Leicester conference in 2017 health needs of this community were discussed with the organiser and it was identified that there a number of health inequalities in this ethnic minority community. An initial exploratory focus group was set with the support of GATE in January 2018 asking the following: What Read More
Our campaign #PlayDominoTalkProstate has once again hit the airwaves of BBC Radio Leicester as we continue to raise vital awareness of prostate cancer. Pamela Campbell-Morris, a Project Assistant and Community Champion at the Centre for BME Health, spoke on the station on Friday, January 11, urging men to get themselves checked out instead of waiting for Read More
The Runnymede Trust, a race equality think tank is undertaking a UK-wide survey with prize draw around loneliness and social isolation in BME communities. The project has been funded by the British Red Cross and the Co-op. The survey focuses on: Gaining a better understanding of social and community networks Experiences of loneliness Feelings of belonging to local Read More
“I didn’t really know what to expect when I went along, but everyone is very friendly and the exercise isn’t too demanding An 80-year-old from Leicester has shown it is never too late to start exercising after taking part in a series of Walking Cricket sessions.