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Next BME Health Forum Open Meeting

Date: 5th of July 2017

Time: 11am - 2pm

Theme: tbc

Meeting Agenda: tbc

Venue: tbc

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Wed. 27th Sept. 11am - 2pm

Wed. 6th Dec. 11am - 2pm


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» Paid Research for development in Diabetes and/or CHD and/or CHD

Developing research and training which best reflects service users and members of the public experiences. In order to make sure that we are capturing people’s experiences in the training, we are looking for 9 people from the London area (North West London in particular), with experience of diabetes and/or CHD and/or COPD to advise us on the development of our training. Payment will be £15 per hour, (or we can arrange gift vouchers) and the work involved should take no more than 2 hours.

» Good Friday Cycle Ride on Friday 14 April

Meet outside St Clement James Church, 95 Sirdar Road, London W11 4EQ. The ride will end in the south of the Royal Borough at 6pm. Bring your own bike or hire a Santander bike. Tickets are £5 (+ £0.90 booking fees). All proceedings will go to Intermission Youth Theatre. Time: 3:30pm - 6 pm

» Women's Walking Group

Join our fun FREE women’s four-week walking sessions along the beautiful canal and local parks led by an experienced walk leader. The sessions will be accompanied by interesting motivational talks on the benefits of physical activity and is a great opportunity to meet other local people!

» A Large scale meeting adressing transformation of Diabetes care in the 8 Clinical Commissioning Groups of North West London STP

This meeting of People with diabetes / CCG Diabetes Leads / Diabetes Clinicians from all 8 CCGs delivering diabetes services is to describe our plans for the programme and get your support to develop the plans for implementation of the work-streams

» Meeting the needs of socially isolated older people in RBKC

A meeting for all RBKC organisations working with older people in some capacity (big and small). The event is open to all staff, trustees, volunteers and service-user representatives. Wednesday 29th March

» International Peace Summit 2017: Hosted by: Regent’s and the Tutu Foundation UK

Join experts from around the world to engage in the key debates in the area of peace and conflict resolution. On Saturday 1 April, Regent’s University London and the Tutu Foundation UK are hosting the second International Peace Summit 2017: The Aftermath of Conflict - Managing the Peace in Order to Avoid Future Conflict. The collaboration between Regent’s and the Tutu Foundation UK began five years ago and has been highly effective in promoting the legacy of Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

» ‘Stronger Knowing More’ raising awareness for black men about their increased risk of prostate cancer

Find out more and join the campaign: 1 in 4 black men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, double the risk faced by all men, which is 1 in 8. Yet, only 14% of black men are aware of their higher risk. So Prostate Cancer UK has launched a campaign called Stronger Knowing More, to make sure that all black men know their risk and what to do about it.

» Accountable Care Partnerships: an emerging reality (For Charities and Social Enterprises)

KCSC in collaboration with One Westminster and Sobus have the pleasure of inviting you to join the first of a series of masterclasses to explore NHS changes and their impact on the local voluntary sector organisations and social enterprises. Our motto is “BE INFORMED, BE INVOLVED”.

» Single Point of Access service Survey for UFM

If you have called the CNWL telephone line ‘Single Point Of Access’ (SPA) (also known as ‘Out-of-Hours Mental Health Urgent Advice Line’) the User Focused Monitoring (UFM) team at The Advocacy Project would like to find out your views about the Single Point of Access (SPA) service.You can fill out an anonymous online survey. UFM will pay £10 for each face to face and phone interviews.

» Available FUNDING for Youth Centered projects / charities

WOODWARD CHARITABLE TRUST - SUMMER PLAYSCHEMES Every year the trust makes small grants for summer play schemes taking place during the long summer holidays for children between the ages of five and 16 who come from disadvantaged backgrounds. JOHN LYON’S CHARITY (The School Holiday Activity Fund ) is designed to enable organisations to deliver fun and accessible activities for children and young people during the school holidays.

» A Moveable Creche service from the Abbey Centre (South Westminster)

A Moveable Crèche provides an excellent value and flexible childcare service for clients. Sessions are delivered in a venue of your choice, for as many children as the size of the venue permits...

» Access to Health New Project: Information and Referral form

‘Access to Health’ is a new project which aims to support homeless and vulnerably housed pregnant women and families with a child/children under 5 years old in Westminster or temporarily housed outside the borough...

» Active for Life - Opportunities to Keep Fit In the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) Leisure Services’ Sports Development Team provides a wide variety of sport and physical activity opportunities for RBKC residents at venues across the borough including targeted sessions for specific groups...

» African and African-Caribbean Cancer Support Group (at The Lake Foundation)

The Lake Foundation is a Croydon-based charity that aims to improve the health and well-being of the African and African-Caribbean Community. We run a monthly African and African-Caribbean Cancer Support Group and the aim of the group is to provide anyone who has been touched by cancer with support...

» African Women's Care

AWC works with Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) adults, children and young people, fleeing domestic and sexual abuse including forced marriage, human trafficking, female genital mutilation, gang violence and ‘honour’-based violence.

» Al-Aman (DVIP) Arabic Speaking service

DVIP’s Al-aman service has continued to receive funding from London Councils to support women from Arabic speaking communities who have been affected by gender based violence, forced marriage, female genital mutilation and honour based violence...

» ANGELOU Referrals

On the 1st July ADVANCE in conjunction with eight other organisations launched a shared service across Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster supporting women and girls who are experiencing or have experienced violence and abuse this partnership is called Angelou...

» Arabic Women’s Project at Al-Hasaniya, North Kensington

Based in North Kensington we offer advice and support in health and welfare of Arabic speaking women. We have a Domestic Violence project and also a children and families mental health project as well as many other...

» Be FIT For Work - Dalgarno Community Champions can help

Are you looking to upskill yourself back into work or looking for experience to start work? Dalgarno Community Champions can help you! Here’s how - Supporting Opportunities: Maths and English classes; IT support; CV help; References for future employment; Work placement opportunities in Health...

» Befriending for Asian Women at Henna

Henna’s befriender-workers will pay regular weekly or monthly visits to some of the most vulnerable ladies in the community. These visits could be to those who were members of Henna in the past and have been restricted...