Awareness Events

Action on Stroke Month

Monday, May 1, 2017 to Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Awareness events throughout the UK. Visit the website for more information.

Hughes Syndrome Awareness Month

Monday, May 1, 2017 to Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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

Misophonia Monday

Monday, May 1, 2017 to Monday, May 1, 2017

Wear a ribbon on Misophonia Monday and show solidarity with the cause. Visit the website for more details.

National Thrombosis Week

Monday, May 1, 2017 to Saturday, May 6, 2017

National Thrombosis Week has become a focus week for many NHS trusts and public organisations to hold awareness and fundraising events. Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.

National Walking Month

Monday, May 1, 2017 to Tuesday, May 30, 2017

May is National Walking Month and Living Streets, the national charity that works to create safe, attractive and enjoyable streets, will be encouraging people to walk with their successful annual initiatives - Walk to Work Week and Walk to School Week. Through these events, they hope to show children and adults how easy, enjoyable and rewarding walking is and how it can lead to real changes in people's habits and lifestyles. To get involved and create your own personal walking log during May, visit the website.

World Asthma Day

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 to Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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

International Day of the Midwife

Friday, May 5, 2017 to Friday, May 5, 2017

The aim of the day is to celebrate midwifery and to bring awareness of the importance of midwives' work to as many people as possible. This is done in many different ways according to what works best in each country.

Save Lives: Clean your hands

Friday, May 5, 2017 to Friday, May 5, 2017

A WHO Patient Safety Initiative. Register your support at http://www.who.int/gpsc/5may/register/en/index.html

Cleft Lip and Palate Awareness Week

Saturday, May 6, 2017 to Sunday, May 14, 2017

The week aims to look for anyone who can spare time to help raise awareness of cleft lip and palate, as well as much-needed funds for CLAPA. Awareness Week is a chance to spread the word and educate the general public about a condition that still does not get enough publicity. Three babies are born every day with a cleft - with your help we can be there for every one of them and their families.

M.E. Awareness Week

Sunday, May 7, 2017 to Saturday, May 13, 2017

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

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