Awareness Events

Psoriasis Awareness Week

Sunday, October 29, 2017 to Sunday, November 5, 2017

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

World Psoriasis Day 

Sunday, October 29, 2017 to Sunday, October 29, 2017

World Psoriasis Day is an annual day specially dedicated to people with psoriasis/psoriatic arthritis. Conceived by patients for patients, World Psoriasis Day is a truly global event that sets out to give an international voice to the 125 million people with psoriasis/psoriatic arthritis. Visit the website for more information.

National Bug Busting Day

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Raising awareness events across the UK because informed, united action stops head lice from circulating endlessly. Visit the website for more details.

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 to Thursday, November 30, 2017

The aim of the campaign is to encourage people displaying the common symptoms of lung cancer, such as a persistent cough, breathlessness or unexplained weight-loss, to visit their GP. Visit the website for more details.

Mouth Cancer Action Month

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 to Thursday, November 30, 2017

Mouth cancer causes more deaths per number of cases than breast cancer, cervical cancer or melanomas. Mouth Cancer Action Month is held in November every year and is supported by the Mouth Cancer Foundation and the British Dental Health Foundation. Visit the website for more details.

Movember - Men's Health Awareness Month

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 to Thursday, November 30, 2017

Movember is the month formerly known as November, where men and women across the globe join together to raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues.

National Stress Awareness Day

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 to Wednesday, November 1, 2017

This event is great as a means of raising profile, achieving publicity for stress, and promoting the importance of wellbeing for individuals and organisations. Visit the website for more details.

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 to Thursday, November 30, 2017

Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details. Any health professionals that plan to organise an awareness display/stand during PCAM, please Email support@pancreaticcancer.org.uk to let us know what you are doing and to order copies of our free publications.

Anti-Bullying Month

Saturday, November 4, 2017 to Thursday, November 30, 2017

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

Ask Your Pharmacist Week

Monday, November 6, 2017 to Monday, November 13, 2017

AYP Week, which is organised by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA), provides a platform for pharmacy public awareness activities across the UK.  People will be encouraged to make use of pharmacies as their first port of call for self care inside and outside the NHS.

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