Campaigns

Banish the booze

Some 4.2 million people are projected to ditch the booze for Dry January in 2019 to save money, feel better and improve their relationship with alcohol, as well as their health, long term.

Self care: a year round mission

Self care is the topic of the moment and pharmacies are in prime position to spread the message and help protect the health of their communities.

#RockTheRibbon

Huge progress has been made in the fight against AIDS, but as World AIDS Day approaches, stigma remains a challenge.

Smoking, butt out!

Stopping smoking is the most important thing a smoker can do to improve their health. And Stoptober can help.

30 shades of purple

With Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month approaching, there are plenty of opportunities for pharmacies.

Cancer support with cake and a cuppa

Macmillan Cancer Support is encouraging everyone to get involved on 28 September for the ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’. 

Dates for your diary: November-December

The festive period may be getting underway but that doesn’t mean health campaigns take a back seat and there are plenty of opportunities for pharmacies to get involved with in the coming weeks.

Self Care Week is back

Self Care Week returns this November and there are plenty of opportunities for pharmacies to get involved and support their communities.

Stub it out this Stoptober

Since 2012, Stoptober has inspired 1.5 million smokers to make a quit attempt. The 2017 campaign is fully underway so what’s new this year and how can pharmacy teams offer vital support?

Dates for your diary: October

From raising awareness of breast cancer and mental health to stopping smoking, there are plenty of health campaigns for pharmacies to get involved with this autumn.

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.

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