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BAME Conference (Rochdale borough) 9.30am - 4.30pm

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St Albans House

Drake Street

Rochdale

OL16 1UQ

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BAME conference for colleagues in the Rochdale borough who work in health, social care and third sector organisations.

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To celebrate Black History Month, NHS HMR CCG with partners have organised a learning BAME conference. It is aimed at professionals working across health and social care organisations in the Rochdale borough, including colleagues from the voluntary sector, who want to learn more about inequalities affecting Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities and workforces.

The conference is in partnership with:

  • Rochdale Borough Council
  • Rochdale Borough Housing
  • BHA for Equality
  • The University of Manchester
  • Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership
  • Northern Care Alliance
  • Greater Manchester Police
  • Greater Manchester Fire Service

The morning session will cover:

  • Welcome and introductions
  • Setting the scene: Ethnic inequalities, state of health, what we know locally and panel question and answers session.
  • Breakout session: Importance of early health checks for BAME communities and is it a myth that BAME communities look after their own?

Light lunch: 12.30pm - 1.15pm

The afternoon session:

  • Personal journey: Aziz Ibrahim
  • Greater Manchester Workforce Race Equality Plan
  • GM Race Equality Change Agents Programme
  • Breakout session: BAME Positive Action Drive and Intersectionality BAME & LGBT
  • Closing remarks

Additional information - St Alban’s House, Drake Street, Rochdale, OL16 1UQ

If you have any dietary requirements, access needs or require directions please email Samina Arfan, samina.arfan@nhs.net or call 07824 599501.

Car Parking

Ronald Gorton Centre: this is a designated car park owned by Rochdale Borough Council and is free;

Castle & St Alban’s pub: the land between these former public houses is a designated car park owned by Rochdale Borough Council and is free.

Rochdale Train Station

Station Road, Rochdale, OL11 1DR

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OL16 1UQ

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