Campaigns

Dates for your diary: June

As the summer edges closer, public health campaigns start to step up a gear and there are plenty of opportunities for pharmacy teams to get involved.

Pressure point

Pharmacy teams can raise awareness of hypertension and encourage people to get screened during May Measurement Month.

Time to talk

World Mental Health day – 10 October – is a fantastic opportunity for pharmacy staff to tackle the issue of mental health stigma

Looking good

Sight is the sense many fear losing the most and yet eye health can often be overlooked. National Eye Health Week aims to change that.

Reaching out

Men’s Health Week presents pharmacies with the opportunity to offer support and advice to men who otherwise might suffer in silence.

Social media reigns

Social media is increasingly favoured by charities as a way of raising funds and boosting awareness, but how effective is it?

Dr Dawn Harper supports National BV Month

Following the success of last year’s National BV Day, this year’s campaign will run for the entire month of April.

Joint talk

Pharmacies getting involved with Arthritis Care Week can help their customers better understand how to live with the condition.

Kick the habit

No Smoking Day is the ideal time for pharmacies to promote the health benefits of quitting.

Banishing the booze

The “Dry January” campaign is the ideal way for pharmacy teams to get customers to think about their drinking habits.

Backs to the future

Pharmacies which get involved with Backcare Awareness Week will help their customers better understand back pain

Visual check

National Eye Health Week offers pharmacy teams a great opportunity to engage with customers

Get the nation smiling

National Smile Month is probably the UK’s best known oral health awareness campaign, so can your pharmacy get involved?

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