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Lankelly Chase Foundation has commissioned the University of Oxford, the University of Manchester and Words of Colour Productions to establish an independent centre of excellence on ethnic inequalities, severe mental illness and multiple disadvantage.

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Synergi National Pledge Alliance

Pledge signatories report on their progress in meeting the seven commitments

Signatories to the UK’s first National Pledge to reduce ethnic inequalities in mental health care publish their inaugural progress reports as systems.

Pledge to reduce ethnic inequalities in mental health systems

Synergi launches the UK’s first national pledge for senior leaders in NHS mental health trusts, public bodies and commissioning to reduce ethnic inequalities in mental health care.

Pledge Signatories

Read how some of the inaugural pledge signatories plan to meet the seven pledge commitments and how to sign up.

Pledge Supporters

Find out why the mobilisation of NGOs, BME community and service user-led organisations is crucial to the pledge commitments being met.

Synergi Talks with Cllr Rebecca Charlwood

We interviewed Cllr Rebecca Charlwood, Chair of Leeds Health and Wellbeing Board, about the city’s new Mental Health Strategy,...

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Pledge signatories publish their inaugural progress reports

Senior leaders in NHS and public sector mental health care, who signed the UK’s first National pledge...

Improving Experiences of People with Serious Mental Health Problems

A project led by Synergi’s Director, Professor Kamaldeep Bhui and Synergi’s Project Manager, Dr Roisin Mooney, University...

National ethnic inequalities pledge making progress

Amid the national lockdown and Tiered Covid-19 restrictions, which have impacted heavily on many of the pledge signatories’...


November 9th, 2021

In my final blog post for the ‘Surviving at the Frontline’ series, I wish to talk about contradictions. As I...

June 24th, 2021

People living with mental illness have faced many years of discrimination and stigma, and when combined with marginalisation and...

June 24th, 2021

I have often grieved the loss of valuable time at medical school where learning about some biochemical cycle was...

June 4th, 2021

In my first blog post for the ‘Surviving at the Frontline’ series, I signed off with the intention to...

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Synergi Stories podcast with Jason Grant-Rowles

Jason Grant-Rowles, a Co-Researcher at the Synergi Participatory Action Research project, based at the University of Manchester, speaks candidly...