We are entering a new world where GP Consortia will be in charge of multi-billion pound budgets and will buy in services on our communities’ behalf. The BME sector across the East Midlands needs to gear itself up for the new commissioning environment. It’s time to book your emergency appointment with the people in the know. This event will provide you with the crucial information that you will need to survive and thrive in the emerging new world.
Thursday 14th April, 2-5pm
The Indian Community Centre
For more information, download the files below, including the flier, schedule for the day and the booking form.
This event is being run by The African Caribbean & Asian Forum Nottingham, Nottingham Equal and Bright Ideas Nottingham in partnership with East Midlands Strategic Health Authority and NHS Nottingham City. The event is supported by The African and Caribbean Health Network, Awaaz, ARRIVAL, Indian Community Association, PATRA incorporating ACDA and BME Cancer Communities.
Now on Flickr, photos from the Be Inspired event, celebrating our volunteers.
It is going to be an action-packed day, with volunteers showing us what they have been up to and displaying talents. We will also be joined by the Helen and her team who are researching the history of the Hyson Green Flats, Ciaran Norris from Parliamentary Outreach and Steff Webber, the Community Programme Co-Ordinator from Nottingham City Council.
This is an invitation only event, however it is going to be broadcast live on 97.5 Kemet FM, so tune in and be part of the day! The event starts at 10:30, with 97.5 Kemet FM broadcasting from the event until 1:00.
Emergency Appointment is an event that will look at BME health needs, GP Consortia and public sector commissioning. It will be chaired by Dr Chris Packham, GP and Director of Public Health, and hosted in Nottingham by Andrew Campbell, BME representative for the Local Strategic Partnership. There will be GP’s and guest speakers from the Strategic Health Authority including Maqsood Ahmad OBE, Director of Inclusion and Rosemary Stuckey, Assistant Director of Commissioning Development.
2pm – 5pm Thursday 14th April 2011,
The Indian Community Centre, Mansfield Road.
For more information, download the PDF invitation below.