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BME Health Forum Quarterly Meetings

The BME Health Forum holds four engagement meetings a year to which we invite local BME organisations delivering services in Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster, and local NHS commissioners.

At these meetings there will be opportunities to feedback about local NHS services as well as the work your organisations are doing.

If you would like to be invited to these meetings please get in touch with Nafsika Thalassis here


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News/Events/Jobs/Services/Activities

» FORWARD Coffee Morning: Workshop on practical skills for employment

The next FORWARD coffee morning will be on Wednesday 19/06/2019 from 10:30-1 pm at White City Community Centre, India Way, W12 7QT. With Suk Bahra from The Write Time project to talk about practical skills for employment.

» The Memory Archives - FREE DEMENTIA-ACCESSIBLE EVENT

Culture& is pleased to invite you to a celebration of African Caribbean cultural heritage through sensory reminiscence with archival records, music and food in collaboration with the London Metropolitan Archives and the Friends of the Huntley Archives at LMA. When: Sat 22nd June, 11am - 3pm.

» Cycling & Walking Initiatives in RBKC

RBKC's social cycling programme is in full swing. There will be sessions until Saturday 20 July (inclusive). We have also organised some fun walking and cycling initiatives for the summer: Bike tour of the public art installations as part of Kensington and Chelsea Arts Weekend – Sun 30 June at 2pm; Series of summer walks with the design museum; Don Quixote – theatre performance on bikes.

» EVENT: Shine Like The Sun - Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 10.30am - 2.30pm

A FREE Physical and Emotional Wellbeing Event brought to you by Healthworks! This interesting and informative day will include useful health talks on physical activity, vitamin D, mindfulness and keeping hydrated during summer. We will also have fun activities such as massages, henna tattoos and complementary therapies...

» Westminster Dementia Advisor - June Events listings + Newsletter

Please see our list of events for people with dementia in Westminster in June, and also some other news in the form of a mini-newsletter from Westminster Dementia Advisor.

» INVITATION: We Need Your Views on Organ Donation!

Over 18 years old? Interested in learning about organ donation and why organ supply is low in our communities? We are interested in the views of people from black,Asian or minority ethnic backgrounds. JOIN US For a friendly discussion group on Monday 1st July at Newcastle University London.

» The Advocacy Project Community Choir - 6th June Start

The Advocacy Project Choir summer term will start on Thursday 6th of June, rehearsing at the Venture Centre, Ladbroke Grove 5.30 - 7.30pm. The choir has no auditions and is FREE to attend. Our aim is to bring people together and offer people the benefits of a communal space to sing.

» The Dalgarno Trust is seeking Trustees

The Dalgarno Trust is a dynamic charity actively working in partnership with the local community as well as the statutory bodies, private sector and voluntary organisations to improve lives in North Kensington. We would like to recruit Trustees who can help us continue our work.

» Job opportunity at Women and Girls Network: (apply by 26th June)

Navigator (Sexual Violence Service). Female Applicants Only - £25,500-£28,000 per annum, 35 hours per week (full-time).Navigators are responsible for providing an empowerment-focused, first contact response to survivors that helps them to make informed decisions about their care and access the services they need.

» VOLUNTEER: Diabetes Champion

Paddington Development Trust is looking for outstanding volunteers who are passionate about supporting people at risk of Type 2 Diabetes to join their team of Diabetes Champions. This is a very interesting role that will give volunteers a chance to make a real difference to lives of people in their community.
Services

» 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...

» ADKC Disability Connect project

The Disability Connect project is for socially isolated disabled people (with a physical, sensory or hidden impairment) who need or would like some encouragement and support to get out and about doing activities of interest to them.

» 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...

» 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...

» Breathe Easy Support Group

DO YOU LIVE IN PIMLICO AND SUFFER FROM A BREATHING PROBLEM? BREATHE EASY PADDINGTON is your Westminster patient support group, for anyone affected by a lung condition. We offer mutual support, information...