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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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» EVENT: Engaging Key Communities in Tackling FGM and other Harmful Practices in Bristol

Join FORWARD and Refugee Women of Bristol on the 27th Feb as we celebrate the successes of our community engagement programme in Bristol and discuss ways forward in working together to end female genital mutilation (FGM). We invite community members, partners, key professional agencies and individuals to join us.

» New internship positions at FORWARD

Youth Programme Internship. Unpaid, full/part time both considered, 6 months (apply by 28th Feb). Communications and Events Internship, Unpaid, weekly travel/lunch allowance, minimum 2 days a week, 3 months (apply by 28th Feb).Research and Evaluation Intern, £17745 per annum pro rata, 2 days a week (apply by 7th March)

» Sexual Health Conference 27 March 2019

Would you like to gain a greater understanding of sexual health and wellbeing issues your clients may face and take away tools to support them? Would you like to meet key local sexual health and wellbeing practitioners, build partnerships and share your stories? K&C Social Council are holding a Free Sexual Health Conference

» Men's Health Wellbeing Day - 27th February 10am - 3pm at Dalgarno Trust

The day will include guest speakers, NHS health screenings, and access to specialist information from info stalls on Diabetes, Prostate Cancer, Mental Health, alcohol, and organisations such as London Fire Brigade and CHelsea Football Club. Free lunch for attendees and goodie bags

» GET CREATIVE! Free 8 week Art course at Dalgarno Trust

Get Creative with Hossein Khosrojerdi. Free 8 week art sessions on Tuesdays from 11am - 1pm from 19th February - 28th March at the Dalgarno Trust.

» Cervical Screening Project in Hammersmith and Fulham

Over 3,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year and it is the most common cancer in women aged 35 and under. Cervical screening – or a smear test – can help find cervical irregularities before they develop into cervical cancer and saves lives. The Cervical Screening service is free

» Civil Society Data Project (Survey and Workshop)

The GLA (Greater London Authority) alongside DatakindUK and led by Superhighways is looking at the issue of how refugee and migrant organisations manage and share data. The survey seeks to find out how small charities, community groups and volunteers working with migrants and refugees make use of data.

» FREE Level 1 & 2 course in Computerised Accounting for Business with Sage

Peabody in conjunction with TDLC is running a 20days Level 1& 2 course in Computerised Accounting for Business with Sage line 50 cloud. The course is suitable for individuals with basic accounting experience with no formal qualifications.

» Mental health Peer Mentoring Introductory Course -7th March 2019

The Advocacy Project is very excited to be running a mental health peer mentoring introductory course which aims to support those who have experienced mental health to build upon their knowledge and skills in peer mentoring, so they are able to use their mental health experience to positively support others with mental health difficulties.

» JOBS: Carers Network are recruiting for 2 roles

Carers Network are recruiting for a Carers Service Manager (F/t) and a Volunteer Development Officer (P/t). Deadline to apply for both roles is 25th February.

» 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...