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NWP Blog – NHS & Awareness Campaigns
Friday, Jan 19, 2018
Cervical Cancer Prevention Week will be hosted this year from Monday 22nd January 2018 until Sunday 28th January 2018 and the theme is focused on reducing female's risk of developing cervical cancer.
Sunday, Dec 31, 2017
National Obesity Awareness Week which runs this year on the 8th-14th January 2018 is the chance for you to now make yourself some weight loss plans good for your health and well-being to help get you in shape for a nice beach holiday later on in the year.
Friday, Dec 29, 2017
This post offers useful information on how to get involved with Dry January and details about the campaign.
Don’t drink and drive this Christmas- Advice on how to ensure you are under the legal drink drive limit
Friday, Dec 15, 2017
Across the UK the legal drink driving limit is 35 micograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres. This article outlines reasons why it is important not to drink and drive with useful advice and tips to make sure you drink responsibly this Christmas.
Thursday, Dec 14, 2017
This article outlines how to beat the winter blues including seasonal affective disorder, a definition, causes, symptoms and prevention.
Tuesday, Nov 07, 2017
This article discusses the flu jab, the symptoms of the flu and how you can get the flu jab to help increase your chances of fighting the flu virus.
Thursday, Nov 02, 2017
Lung Cancer Awareness, the purpose of this blog post is to raise awareness of the different types of lung cancers, different stages, other lung related conditions, benefits of quitting smoking, risk factors, symptoms, prevention and treatment.
Wednesday, Nov 01, 2017
Movember Mens Health, this article discusses the campaign including a definition, history of the campaign, how much money has been raised in the previous years and how to get involved.
Friday, Oct 13, 2017
World Thrombosis Day (WTD) is recognised every year on the 13th of October and focuses attention on the often overlooked and misunderstood condition of thrombosis so hundreds of educational events occur in countries around the world. The key objectives of the campaign involve increasing global awareness of thrombosis including the causes, risk factors, signs/symptoms, with prevention and treatments available to prevent this condition.
Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017
This year World Mental Health Day will be hosted on Tuesday 10th October 2017 and the primary aim is to raise awareness about mental health issues and help support mental health. The main theme is based on workplace wellbeing. Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social wellbeing. Mental health affects how we think, feel and act and also helps to determine how we handle stress, relate to others, how we make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood to adulthood.