Awareness Events

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.

World Radiography Day

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 to Wednesday, November 8, 2017

World Radiography Day marks the anniversary of the discovery of x-rays in 1895, November 8th. Locally organised events to promote radiography may take place in the weeks either side of this date.

Alcohol Awareness Week

Monday, November 13, 2017 to Sunday, November 19, 2017

The aim of Alcohol Awareness Week is to get people thinking about alcohol – how it affects us as individuals, families, communities and society as a whole. Did you know that alcohol is linked to over 60 medical conditions? Harms from alcohol go much further than the liver, it can cause high blood pressure and is also linked to diabetes, depression and cancer. Visit the website for more information.

Self Care Week

Monday, November 13, 2017 to Sunday, November 19, 2017

The aim of the week is to encourage people to take more responsibility for their own health by learning about the support and information that already exists to help them to self care. Visit the website for more information.

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