Awareness

Learning Disability Week

Monday, June 19, 2017 to Sunday, June 25, 2017

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

World Sickle Cell Day

Monday, June 19, 2017 to Monday, June 19, 2017

Awareness events around the world. Visit the website for more details.

The Big Lunch

Sunday, June 18, 2017 to Sunday, June 18, 2017

The Big Lunch is encouraging community spirit across the UK - A nationwide event to prevent social isolation and encourage relationship building in the community is taking place across the UK. The Big Lunch - run by the Eden Project - invites everybody to have lunch with their neighbours. You can find out more about The Big Lunch on the website.

Drowning Prevention Week

Friday, June 16, 2017 to Monday, June 26, 2017

The campaign raises awareness of how to be safe in, on or near water. Our aim is to prevent drowning through education, and to help people enjoy water safely.

National Bug Busting Day

Thursday, June 15, 2017 to Thursday, June 15, 2017

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

World Blood Donor Day 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 to Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Voluntary, unpaid blood donations must be increased rapidly in more than half the world’s countries in order to ensure a reliable supply of safe blood for patients whose lives depend on it. Visit the website for more details.

National Glaucoma Awareness Week

Monday, June 12, 2017 to Sunday, June 18, 2017

2% of people over 40 have Glaucoma, that is an estimated 600,000 people in the UK. As Glaucoma has no early symptoms, many people do not even realise they are slowly losing their vision. Once sight is lost, it is gone forever, but having regular eye checks will help diagnose and treat Glaucoma before irreversible damage is done.

National Men’s Health Week

Monday, June 12, 2017 to Sunday, June 18, 2017

National campaign with locally organised events, this year focussing on men's mental well-being.

Cervical Screening Awareness Week

Monday, June 12, 2017 to Sunday, June 18, 2017

Public knowledge and understanding of the role cervical screening plays in cervical cancer prevention is lower and cervical screening uptake is declining. The week aims to help raise awareness of the role cervical screening plays in cervical cancer prevention through range of events, campaigns, media coverage and material distribution.

Breathe Easy Week

Monday, June 12, 2017 to Sunday, June 18, 2017

Breathe Easy Week is an annual awareness event, focusing on lung health. Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.

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