Healthy Living Pharmacy: Holding an awareness event/campaign on self-care

Healthy Living Pharmacy: Holding an awareness event/campaign on self-care

This page contains links to resources and information which pharmacy teams may wish to consider using when planning a health promotion event/campaign focussing on self-care.

This page is ‘work in progress’ and will continue to be updated.

Click on a heading below for more information. 

Resources to assist with finding local data

  • PSNC is unaware of any published tools which provide information on local data relating to self-care

PSNC resources

National awareness campaigns

Campaign Dates
World Health Day 7th April 2021
Carers Week 7-13th June 2021
Self Care Week 15-21th November 2021

National charities & resources

Key facts & statistics

Training resources

Campaign/event tips

  • Campaigns/events should place an emphasis on seeking help from the local pharmacy in the first instance rather than attending A&E or their GP for non-serious minor conditions
  • Provide patients with materials which highlight common ailments that can be dealt with safely at the pharmacy

Further resources

  • If you would like to be added to the mailing list to receive Self Care Forum and Self Care Week newsletters in addition to ad hoc updates about Self Care Forum activities then please contact

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