Health Promotion and Campaigns


Health Promotion

NHSE directed Health Campaign topic areas for 2017 can be downloaded here.

Topic Area Resources and Charities Additional Information
Dementia Please see our Dementia Friendly Pharmacy page here Key Campaigns:

  • Dementia Awareness Week (Mon 15th May – Sun 21st May 2017)
  • World Alzheimer’s Day (September 21st)
Diabetes

Diabetes UK

https://www.diabetes.org.uk/Professionals/

http://healthierlives.phe.org.uk/topic/diabetes

http://fingertips.phe.org.uk/diabetes

Key Campaigns

  • World Diabetes Day (November 14th 2017)
  • Diabetes Week (Wed 14th Jun – Tue 20th Jun 2017)
 CVD

British Heart Foundation

https://www.bhf.org.uk/healthcare-professionals/resources-for-health-professionals/resources-for-pharmacists

http://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile/cardiovascular

http://healthierlives.phe.org.uk/topic/hypertension

Key Campaigns:

Drugs and Alcohol

The Alcohol Learning Centre

http://www.alcohollearningcentre.org.uk/

http://www.alcohollearningcentre.org.uk/Topics/Browse/BriefAdvice/

Change for Life

http://www.nhs.uk/Change4Life/Pages/drink-less-alcohol.aspx

http://healthierlives.phe.org.uk/topic/drugs-and-alcohol

Key Campaigns:

Respiratory

Asthma UK

https://www.asthma.org.uk/professionals/

British Lung Foundation

https://www.blf.org.uk/health-care-professionals/blf-professionals

http://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile/inhale

Key Campaigns:

  • World Asthma Day (2nd May 2017)
  • COPD Awareness Month (November 1, 2017 – November 30, 2017)
Food & Diet

Change for Life

http://www.nhs.uk/Change4Life/Pages/healthy-eating.aspx

Action on Salt

http://www.actiononsalt.org.uk

GULP

http://www.giveuplovingpop.org.uk

Key Campaigns:

  • National Salt Awareness Month (Monday, March 20, 2017 to Sunday, March 26, 2017)
 Mental Well Being

http://www.mywellbeinghub.co.uk/index.php/topics/5-ways-to-wellbeing

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/pages/improve-mental-wellbeing.aspx

http://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile-group/mental-health 

Key Campaigns:

Physical Activity  http://www.nhs.uk/Change4Life/Pages/be-more-active.aspx  Key Campaigns:

  • National Walk to School Week (15th-19th May 2017)
Sexual Health 

The Family Planning Association 

http://www.fpa.org.uk/resources/leaflet-and-booklet-downloads

 http://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile/sexualhealth

Key Campaigns:

Smoking    

http://www.tobaccoprofiles.info/

Key Campaign:

  • Stoptober (1st-31 October 2017)
Cancer

https://www.bowelcanceruk.org.uk

http://www.cancerresearchuk.org

Key Campaigns:

  • Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (Friday, January 22, 2017 to Saturday, January 28, 2017) https://www.jostrust.org.uk/cervical-cancer-prevention-week
  • Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month (Wednesday, March 1, 2017 to Thursday, March 30, 2017)
  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Month (Wednesday, March 1, 2017 to Thursday, March 30, 2017)
  • Bowel Cancer Awareness Month (Saturday, April 1, 2017 to Sunday, April 30, 2017)

More campaigns can be accessed here:

http://learning.wm.hee.nhs.uk/events