Mental Health CRG Activities

These are the list BIMA has played an active role in the Mental Health Community Response Group (CRG),  please note that this is a summary of the work involving many organisations and individuals. Given how many activities were undertaken during the pandemic it is possible that many things have been missed out from this list. Bringing together majority of Muslim …

Scholars CRG Activities

These are the list BIMA has played an active role in the Scholars Community Response Group (CRG),  please note that this is a summary of the work involving many organisations and individuals. Given how many activities were undertaken during the pandemic it is possible that many things have been missed out from this list. Putting together scholars from range of …

Education CRG Activities

These are the list BIMA has played an active role in the Education Community Response Group (CRG),  please note that this is a summary of the work involving many organisations and individuals. Given how many activities were undertaken during the pandemic it is possible that many things have been missed out from this list. Review of and adoption of Madrasa …

Burial CRG Activity

These are the list BIMA has played an active role in the Burial Community Response Group (CRG),  please note that this is a summary of the work involving many organisations and individuals. Given how many activities were undertaken during the pandemic it is possible that many things have been missed out from this list.  Working with National Burial Council and …

Charities CRG Activities

These are the list BIMA has played an active role in the Charities Response Group (CRG),  please note that this is a summary of the work involving many organisations and individuals. Given how many activities were undertaken during the pandemic it is possible that many things have been missed out from this list. Bringing together via the Muslim Charities Forum the …

Publicity CRG Activities

These are the list BIMA has played an active role in the Publicity (CRG),  please note that this is a summary of the work involving many organisations and individuals. Given how many activities were undertaken during the pandemic it is possible that many things have been missed out from this list. Branding of CRG material. Promoting StaySafeStayAtHome message. Promoting RamadanAtHome campaign. …

Medical CRG Activities

These are the list BIMA has played an active role in the Medical Community Response Group (CRG),  please note that this is a summary of the work involving many organisations and individuals. Given how many activities were undertaken during the pandemic it is possible that many things have been missed out from this list. Providing consistent and clear medical advice to …

National CRG Activities

These are the list BIMA has played an active role in the National Community Response Group (CRG),  please note that this is a summary of the work involving many organisations and individuals. Given how many activities were undertaken during the pandemic it is possible that many things have been missed out from this list. Bringing together informal network of Muslim organisations …

Top Tips for Studying During Ramadan and Lockdown

Struggling to balance Ramadan and studying? Many of us have had disruptions and adjustments made to our exams and assignments. In these unique circumstances with our Ramadan spent in Lockdown, we can often feel overwhelmed and our motivation dwindles. 😰📚 Worry Not! BIMA have put together these TOP TIPS FOR STUDYING IN RAMADAN & LOCKDOWN. With a change of mindset …

Guide To Safe Wearing of Headcoverings/Hijab During COVID-19

📝There has been guidance from NHSE on appropriate levels of PPE in different clinical settings. Head coverings, however, have not been advised or mentioned. 🤲🏼 Many Healthcare workers wear head coverings as part of their faith – including Muslims, Sikhs and Jews. 📝 We have developed brief but clear guidance on head coverings. This is to facilitate good practice and …

Nightingale Mosque: COVID-19 Community Mosque Support

📿 Do you want to be part of the National Effort against COVID-19 and use your mosque as a Nightingale facility? 📣Join BIMA as we discuss the Masjid Ghousia Community Mosque Support, led by Dr Mohammad Jiva MBE in Bolton. 🏨They are working with the NHS to create a 60-bed unit in the mosque, open to all, to relieve pressure …

Calming the Heart: Pt II

Calling all frontline healthcare workers! Feeling overwhelmed? Low? In need of a spiritual boost? Join us online this evening for part 2 of Calm during the storm This is the second in an uplifting self care series “Calming the Hearts of the Helpers” by Shaykh Idris Watts – especially created to support our frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Weekly …

Muslim Mental Health in the pandemic

Muslim Mental Health Organisations Unite! Asalaamu ‘alaikum, Muslim mental health organisations in UK have united to provide a range of services to tackle mental health problems arising from the coronavirus pandemic. Each organisation specialises in a different aspect of mental health. Please share this with those who may be suffering – whether anxiety, loneliness due to isolation or just want …

Ghusl for Deceased Persons with COVID-19

There have been several fataawa in the last few days from various scholars regarding ghusl of those who have died from Covid-19. Some have said it is permissible with conditions. Others have said that it is exempt due to the dangers associated and the sparsity/ lack of familiarity with personal protective equipment (PPE). In our professional opinion the differing views …

Coronavirus self-care

Feeling overwhelmed? Low? In need of a spiritual boost?We proudly present Calming the Hearts, BIMA’s weekly spiritually uplifting webinars with Shaykh Shafi Chowdhury. Join us every Sunday starting from 20:00hrs – 21:00hrs GMT Let us help you, our helpers on the frontline, experience the calm that comes from recentering through spirituality in the midst of calamity. Register now: http://bit.ly/calminghearts

ACE FY1 2020

BIMA proudly presents our ACE FY1 course! Hit the ground running and be that confident FY1 (or FY0 👀) who knows what to do and how to do it! Due to Covid-19 this is an extra special edition and will be online only for the first time ever! Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better …. it’s FREE! …