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Patient Safety Awards 2020

Patient Safety Awards 2020

Posted November 10, 2020

RMC’s work on supporting the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls is finalist in awards. Wolverhampton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Wolverhampton Domestic Violence Forum and Wolverhampton Refugee & Migrant Centre were a finalist for the 2020 HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2020 Wolverhampton CCG, Wolverhampton Domestic Violence Forum and Wolverhampton Refugee and Migrant Centre were[…]

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day

Posted October 9, 2020

October 10th is World Mental Health Day, and a chance to take time to take a step back, do something for yourself and try and do something for others. Why is it important? With one in four people experiencing mental health difficulties each year, this impacts a huge number of people. Mental health is linked[…]

Third Sector Awards 2020

Third Sector Awards 2020

Posted October 9, 2020

An incredible few nights where The Refugee & Migrant Centre (RMC) was up for awards in three categories. Volunteer Team of the Year, Partnership of the Year and Charity of the Year. The awards In the first online awards ceremony held by Third Sector Awards, the event was spread over two evenings, the 7th &[…]

Jamaican Independence Day 2020

Jamaican Independence Day 2020

Posted August 6, 2020

A special celebration this year, in memory of Windrush campaigner, Paulette Wilson. Ahead of Jamaican Independence Day, at the Refugee and Migrant Centre (Black Country and Birmingham), we held a special celebration in memory of Paulette Wilson, Windrush campaigner and a close friend of the charity. Each year, RMC celebrates Jamaican Independence day having strong links with the community from our staff/volunteer team, as well as being heavily[…]

One City: Stay Connected fundraiser

One City: Stay Connected fundraiser

Posted August 3, 2020

A community coming together to connect people The new ‘Stay Connected’ fund will raise vital money for charities supporting individuals facing social isolation as a result of digital exclusion. It includes; the Refugee and Migrant Centre, Wolverhampton Samaritans, Gazebo Theatre and Wolverhampton Learning Platform and is the final stage of a collective fundraising effort to[…]

Paulette Wilson

Paulette Wilson

Posted July 24, 2020

The Refugee and Migrant Centre is shocked and saddened to hear the news of Paulette Wilson’s death. Paulette was supported by RMC when she was wrongly detained by the Home Office. Hearing Paulette speak intimately about her experience of detention powerfully brought home the terrible human costs of immigration enforcement. Paulette was thrust into the spotlight[…]

EU Settlement Scheme – One year to go

EU Settlement Scheme – One year to go

Posted July 14, 2020

With less than one year left to apply, it is more important than ever to apply for your settled or pre-settled status. Why is it important? “The EU Settlement Scheme is crucial for all EEA Nationals and their family members in the UK to ensure they can continue to receive the same entitlements they currently[…]

Keeping safe when you are out

Keeping safe when you are out

Posted July 13, 2020

See our other online support: Request an appointment – Judy’s ESOL class – Naeem’s ESOL class – Life in the UK intro – Updated safety advice With lots of information out there, we have put together some simple guidance on what you should do when you are out to stay safe. You can also see information on how to access healthcare services, should you[…]

Advice on how to access your GP and health care services currently

Advice on how to access your GP and health care services currently

Posted July 7, 2020

At RMC, we have been working with the NHS to provide information in multiple languages on how to access healthcare services during these difficult times. See below for the information in different languages. You may see some familiar RMC faces in some of the videos! See more NHS guidance on Coronavirus at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/[…]

RMC shortlisted for award

RMC shortlisted for award

Posted July 6, 2020

We are delighted to announce that RMC has been shortlisted for the NHS Safeguarding Initiative award for our work on the “Empowerment of Hard to Reach Communities in the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls” at the patient safety awards 2020 The Project As a partnership of Wolverhampton CCG, Wolverhampton Domestic Violence Forum and[…]

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