Health Awareness

2018 National Awareness Campaigns Calendar

Dry January www.alcoholconcern.org.uk

National Obesity Awareness Week (8 – 14 January)

 Cervical Cancer Prevention Week www.jostrust.org.uk

 (22 – 28 January) 

 FEBRUARY 2018

National Heart Month www.bhf.org.uk/heartmonth  

MARCH 2018

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Monthwww.targetovariancancer.org.uk

Prostate Cancer Awareness Monthwww.prostatecanceruk.org

National No Smoking Day 8 March

APRIL 2018

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month www.bowelcanceruk.org

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month – www.orchidcancer.org.uk

MAY 2018

Sun Awareness Week – 8 – 14 May www.cruk.org

World No Tobacco Day 31 May

Cervical Screening Awareness Week – www.jostrust.org.uk  (12 – 18 June)

SEPTEMBER 2018

Reminder re Flu Jab!!

With the intensity of Flu this year we cannot stress enough the importance of you receiving your flu jab.

The injected flu vaccine is offered free of charge on the NHS to anyone with a serious long-term health condition, including:

This list of conditions isn’t definitive. It’s always an issue of clinical judgement.

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month www.cclg.org.uk

Blue September (facing up to prostate cancer) 1 September

OCTOBER 2018

Breast Cancer Awareness Monthwww.breastcancercare.org.uk

Stoptoberwww.nhs.uk/oneyou

NOVEMBER 2018

Lung Cancer Awareness Monthwww.roycastle.org.uk

Mouth Cancer Action Monthwww.mouthcancer.org

Movember men’s health awareness month

Alcohol Awareness week 13 November

CANCER RESEARCH UK RESOURCES & BE CLEAR ON CANCER   

A full range of resources by cancer type  and Be Clear on Cancer  campaign materials are available via Cancer Research UK

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 BE CLEAR ON CANCER

This section contains information about Be Clear on Cancer for healthcare professionals and community based partners. The Department of Health started the awareness raising activity in 2010. Today, Be Clear on Cancer is a Public Health England programme of activity, but delivered in partnership with NHS England, Department of Health and Cancer Research UK.
Please click on the link below for further information.
Be clear on cancer

Health Awareness

This section covers a range of topics with an abundance of information from health professionals and the general public. 
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Health Awareness

Mental Health

If you’re having mental health problems, you’re not alone. One in four of us will have problems with our mental health at some time in our lives.
Please click on the link below for more information:
Mental Health

For A-Z health care information please go to NHS Choices

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