Flu campaign and other diary dates

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Flu campaign and other diary dates

SEASONAL FLU

16 November-13 December

This month’s Public Health Scotland poster campaign topic covers seasonal
flu. Dec-Jan topic is Be Healthwise this Winter. Visit communitypharmacy scotland.org.uk

ASK YOUR PHARMACIST WEEK

7-14 November

Organised by the NPA, AYP week provides a platform for pharmacy public awareness activities across the UK. The theme is ‘More than Medicines’. Visit npa.co.uk/ayp2016

STAY WELL THIS WINTER

October-January

Public health initiatives in England and Northern Ireland to help at-risk groups manage their health and avoid A&E over the winter months. Posters, leaflets & digital resources are available. More at npa.co.uk

ANTIBIOTICS DAY

18 November

European Antibiotic Awareness Day. Promote pharmacy support for self care and antibiotic guardianship. Get free material on informing patients of risks and alternative treatments for viral infections. ecdc.europa.eu

 

WORLD AIDS DAY

1 December

Over 100,000 people are living with HIV in the UK. Events are taking place across the country to raise aware-ness and show support for people living with HIV. worldaidsday.org

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

3 December

Campaign to promote, support and inspire small businesses. Free packs available in English and Welsh. Register and promote your pharmacy for free on the Small Business Finder. smallbusinesssaturdayuk.com

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