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Stay Well this Winter and other dates for your calendar

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Stay Well this Winter and other dates for your calendar

STAY WELL THIS WINTER, NI

January-March

Phase 3 of this winter’s campaign promotes the appropriate use of services, with a focus on GP out-of- hours service. Posters from publichealth.hscni.net

STAY WELL THIS WINTER, ENGLAND

January-February

Encouraging people who are most at-risk of preventable emergency admission to manage their health and avoid A&E over the winter months. Posters available from campaignresources.phe.gov.uk

NATIONAL OBESITY WEEK

9-15 January

Talk about New Year’s resolutions to cook more healthily, avoid snacks and become a little more physically active. www.jan-u-ary.co.uk

CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION WEEK

22-28 January

Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women aged 35 and under, but 1 in 4 do not attend a scan (smear test). Help raise awareness. www.jostrust.org.uk

WORLD CANCER DAY

4 February

Spread the message that an estimated 40 per cent of cancers are potentially preventable. Visit cancerresearchuk.org for more on causes of cancer, including smoking, obesity and alcohol use.

TINNITUS AWARENESS WEEK

6-12 February

An annual event, based round the campaign ‘Together for Tinnitus’.

Visit www.tinnitus.org.uk/taw2017 for guidance on diagnosis and self-help, and promotion resources.

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