|1. Christmas saw volunteers from BIMA North West helping out at the Unitarian Chapel in Oldham, giving free health advice and working with the UKEFF food bank, a regular food hub operating every Monday at the Unitarian Chapel helping the poor and needy with social and drug/alcohol recovery services. BIMA North West intends to volunteer regularly at this food hub and if anyone would like to give some time volunteering on Mondays please get in touch with us.|
2. BIMA North West also held the third of its health awareness sessions on paediatric first aid. The next sessions will be on eye conditions related to diabetes, and another on dementia.
3. Our East Midlands team hosted a networking dinner at the An Najeeb restaurant in Leicester, where Professor Saad Amer (consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist) delivered a talk entitled ‘Abortion and Contraception: An Islamic Perspective’ which received very good feedback from attendees.