Dates for your pharmacy calendar

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Dates for your pharmacy calendar

29 May – WORLD DIGESTIVE HEALTH DAY

A campaign to raise awareness of the impact of diet on gut health. Resources are available at worldgastroenterology.org.

31 May – WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY

An awareness day to draw attention to the health problems that tobacco use can cause. Free NPA posters are available at npa.co.uk/public- health.

12-18 June – DIABETES WEEK

This year’s theme is ‘setting the record straight’ and aims to debunk common myths and misconceptions. NPA members can download posters from npa.co.uk/public-health.

13-19 June – RHEMATOID ARTHRITIS AWARENESS WEEK 

An annual awareness campaign designed to help people recognise the signs and symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis. More information at nras.org.uk.

13-19 June BREATHE EASY WEEK

Organised by the British Lung Foundation, the annual awareness week focuses on lung health. Resources available at blf.org.uk.

13-19 June MENS HEALTH WEEK

This year’s theme is about mental health and wellbeing. A guide on promoting men’s mental health is available to download from menshealthforum.org.uk.

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