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What we offer

To NHS organisations and local authorities:
  • A single point of access to engage with the local community through our email mailing list and public meetings (Join our mailing list here, and dates of next meeting here)
  • We are the partner of choice for statutory bodies because of our reputation in managing projects successfully and involving multiple community partners, large and small (see our mental wellbeing project here and our unscheduled care project here)
  • We conduct participatory research with local people, including people with communication barriers, through the community researchers we train in different local organisations so that can champion the health issues that concern local communities (see our unscheduled care project here and our maternity project here)
  • Advice and support in how to engage with the local community, how to set up successful community projects and what the community’s priorities are according to our latest research
  • Mental wellbeing support from our multi lingual peer support volunteers who are trained to provide non judgmental emotional support and practical help to local people in different community languages (see our mental wellbeing project here)
To BME community organisations and other voluntary organisations:
  • A convenient means to advertise and hear about local services, events, training courses, funding opportunities and job vacancies through our website and our mailing list (join our mailing list here)
  • The means to question and engage with NHS and local authority commissioners and providers at our public meetings (see dates of next meeting here)
  • Opportunities to take part in funded health projects that provide organisational support, training and make a difference to the local community
  • Advice and support in how to engage with the local commissioners and providers, how to set up successful community projects and what the statutory sector priorities are according to our latest information
  • The opportunity to set the agenda of the BME Health Forum and let us know what you think our priorities should be. (To complete our survey please click here. To contact us please click here. To apply to become a BME Health Forum trustee please click here)
To individuals
  • A convenient means to hear about local events, training courses and job opportunities through our mailing list (join or mailing list here)
  • Opportunities to question and engage with NHS and local authority commissioners and providers in our public meetings (see dates of next meeting here)
  • Opportunities to gain valuable experience by volunteering for any of our projects (not currently recruiting)
  • The means to feedback views to  NHS and local authority commissioners by taking part in our research projects (not currently recruiting)
  • The opportunity to set the agenda of the BME Health Forum and let us know what you think our priorities should be. (To complete our survey please click here. To contact us please click here. To apply to become a BME Health Forum trustee please click here)