Awareness Events

Lupus Awareness Month

Sunday, October 1, 2017 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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

National Cholesterol Month

Sunday, October 1, 2017 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017

National Cholesterol Month is a fundraising and awareness campaign for HEART UK. The main event this year is The Great Cholesterol Challenge which encourages people to adopt a new healthy habit such as taking more exercise, eating more healthily, giving up smoking, losing weight etc and getting sponsored for it. There are also other ways to get involved.

Pituitary Awareness Month

Sunday, October 1, 2017 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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

Stoptober

Sunday, October 1, 2017 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017

‘Stoptober’ is a campaign from NHS Smokefree which will encourage smokers across England to stop smoking for 28 days during October. If smokers can stay smokefree for this time, they are five times more likely to stop for good. During Stoptober, there will be lots of support to help people on their quitting journey including a Stoptober pack, a text support service and an even an app for real-time support. Local NHS Stop Smoking Services and a number of partners will also be providing support.

Dyslexia Awareness Week

Monday, October 2, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017

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

National Work Life Week

Monday, October 2, 2017 to Friday, October 6, 2017

The annual week which aims to highlight the importance of work-life balance for employers and employees alike.

Bipolar Awareness Day

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 to Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The aim of Bipolar Awareness Day is to raise awareness and understanding of bipolar and its prevalence in the UK.

Dyspraxia Awareness Week

Sunday, October 8, 2017 to Saturday, October 14, 2017

The Dyspraxia Foundation is calling on families to be alert to the early signs of the condition in their awareness week campaign.

Baby Loss Awareness Week

Monday, October 9, 2017 to Sunday, October 15, 2017

Promote awareness and understanding of the impact of pregnancy and baby loss among health and social care workers and the community at large. Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.

National Libraries Week

Monday, October 9, 2017 to Saturday, October 14, 2017

National Libraries Week is devoted to all libraries. A nation-wide celebration of libraries, librarians and library staff in all sectors.

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