Awareness Events

Dry January

Sunday, January 1, 2017 to Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Alcohol Concern’s Dry January is the annual campaign where we challenge people to give up alcohol for the 31 days of January.

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Friday, January 20, 2017 to Saturday, January 28, 2017

Public knowledge and understanding of cervical cancer prevention, the causes of cervical abnormalities and cervical cancer and treatments is generally low. The week aims to help raise awareness of cervical cancer and how it can be prevented through a range of initiatives and awareness events throughout the UK.

World Leprosy Day

Sunday, January 29, 2017 to Sunday, January 29, 2017

Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.

National Bug Busting Day

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 to Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Many schools across the country take part in these events, and by synchronizing Bug Busting across the country you can help prevent head lice from circulating. Visit the website for more details.

Dignity Action Day

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 to Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Dignity Action Day gives health and social care workers and members of the public an opportunity to take action in their place of work and communities to promote Dignity in Care by organising local events. To find out more and share the details of your event go to the website.

Raynaud’s Awareness Month

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 to Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.

World Cancer Day

Saturday, February 4, 2017 to Saturday, February 4, 2017

The good news is that approximately 40% of cancers are potentially preventable. We invite you to join us in marking World Cancer Day on 4 February by promoting our exciting new campaign and spreading the message that cancer can be prevented too.

Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness Week

Monday, February 6, 2017 to Sunday, February 12, 2017

We don't talk about sexual abuse enough. That's not ok. The awareness week was established to give an opportunity for the general public, statutory and third sector organisations to participate in a discussion about sexual abuse and sexual violence. During the week people raise awareness about sexual abuse and sexual violence and how to prevent it in the UK.

Tinnitus Awareness Week

Monday, February 6, 2017 to Sunday, February 12, 2017

Tinnitus Awareness Week will be the focus of a UK-wide campaign in which the BTA aims to encourage better tinnitus awareness. During Tinnitus Awareness Week the British Tinnitus Association will be highlighting the valuable support service it provides and the website.

Safer Internet Day

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 to Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Safer Internet Day (SID) has a theme of ‘Connecting generations and educating each other’, and the slogan "Discover the digital World together…safely!"

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