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 UK

Key Campaigns

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

British Heart Foundation

Key Campaigns:

Drugs and Alcohol

The Alcohol Learning Centre

Change for Life

Key Campaigns:


Asthma UK

British Lung Foundation

Key Campaigns:

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

Change for Life

Action on Salt


Key Campaigns:

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

Key Campaigns:

Physical Activity  Key Campaigns:

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

The Family Planning Association

Key Campaigns:


Key Campaign:

  • Stoptober (1st-31 October 2017)

Key Campaigns:

  • Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (Friday, January 22, 2017 to Saturday, January 28, 2017)
  • 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: