Public Health

  1. Ovarian Cancer and Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2017 - Start Making Noise

    Ovarian Cancer and Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2017 - Start Making Noise
    March is a key point in the calendar when it comes to charity awareness months as it is dedicated to both prostate and ovarian cancer. In the UK over 44,000 men are affected with prostate cancer per year, while one in every 54 women develop ovarian cancer. Both diseases typically affect men and women over 50 years, with the risk...
  2. Dry January 2017 - Bid The Booze Goodbye

    Dry January 2017 - Bid The Booze Goodbye
    Dry January 2017 The annual Dry January campaign is all about making the commitment to give up alcohol for 31 days after the indulgences of the Christmas holidays. In 2016 a huge 16% of the adult population attempted to go Dry in January. An app was introduced in 2016 which was used by 14,000 people to help motivate themselves...
  3. Mental Health Awareness 2016 - Be there for your friend

    Mental Health Awareness 2016 - Be there for your friend
    Why is Mental Health awareness important? Mental health probles are common, affecting 25% of people in the UK. That's 1 in 4 people most likely suffering from mental health problems. It is very likely that one day, one of your friends, colleagues, family members or even you will experience a mental health problem. Yet mental illness is still faced with...
  4. Stoptober 2016 - Do we want to quit this year? How to achieve this

    Stoptober 2016 - Do we want to quit this year? How to achieve this
    Stoptober 2016 - Time to quit smoking What is Stoptober 2016? Stoptober 2016, runs every October. Public Health England encourage participants to stop smoking for 28 days, with the goal to giving up entirely. As much as 2.5 million smokers made an attempt to quit in 2015 and 20% (500,000) were successful. The highest recorded success rate and an increase...

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