Upcoming Practice Closures and Events
Below is a list of all upcoming and past events.
The Maywood Patient Participation Group are proud to announce the following upcoming events. Please look out for newsletters and posters nearer the time.
6-10 June – Carers Week - carerssupport.org.uk; Carers Health Team: SC-TR.email@example.com; Age UK social prescribers: firstname.lastname@example.org; Arun Wellbeing Team: https://arun.westsussexwellbeing.org.uk/contact-us
7th – Carers Tea – Drop-in session between 2pm and 4pm. Nancy Liddell from Carers Support will be in attendance.
13-19 June 2022 – Mens’s health week - Led by the Men's Health Forum to raise awareness of preventable health issues and encourage men and boys to seek professional advice for health-related problems. (Information & posters requested 20/4/2022) Men's Health Forum Suicide prevention Supporting our most vulnerable people
21st – PPG Patient Information Evening on Men’s Health – By Dr Nick Sheppard and a guest consultant Rob Frymann (Confirmed with NS & Nuffield)
20th – PPG Patient Information Evening on Gynaecology – By Dr Alison Esslemont and guest consultant Melanie Tipples (Nuffield waiting on confirmation from Melanie)
1st - Patient Information Evening on Brain Injury Disease
HEALTH PROMOTION CAMPAIGNS
28 April 2022 – On your feet Britian Day - Workers across Britain unite together and participate in a variety of fun and simple activities to #SitLess and #MoveMore at work. Living Streets
May 2022 – National Walking month - Encourages people to walk more throughout May. Living Streets
3-9 May – Sun Awareness Week - Get involved in raising awareness across the UK by ordering free posters and leaflets from the Sun Awareness range. British Association of Dermatologists
4-9 May – Deaf Awareness Week - The aim of Deaf Awareness Week is to raise awareness of hearing loss in the UK and its impact on people's lives. Deaf Council
9-15 May – Mental Health Awareness Week - A UK event supported by the Mental Health Foundation. The aim is to educate the public about mental health issues and to promote better mental health. How managers can support workplace mental wellbeing Mental health in the workplace
14 June – World Blood Doner Day - Raising awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood. Give Blood
20-26 June – Cervical Screening Awareness Week - Around 3,200 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the UK each year. Jo's Trust Long-term health conditions, NHS Employers Supporting our most vulnerable people
20-26 June – Learning Disability Week - Raising awareness about the issues that are important to people with a learning disability and their families and carers. Mencap
4 August – Cycle to work day - UK’s biggest cycle commuting event. Cycle to Work Day
19-25 September – International Week of the Deaf People - An initiative of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) and was first launched in 1958 in Rome, Italy. World Federation of the Deaf
20-26 September – Organ Donation Week - Encouraging people to join the NHS Organ Donor Register and encourage people to share their donation decision. Organ Donation
20-26 September – National Eye Health Week - Healthcare professionals joining forces to encourage more people to have regular sight tests and make lifestyle choices that benefit their vision and general wellbeing. Vision Matters
27 September – National Fitness Day - Make this the most active day of the year. National Fitness Day
October – Stoptober - Encouraging the nation’s smokers to make a quit attempt for the month of October and beyond. Public Health England
October – Sober October - Get involved in Sober October by going alcohol-free in October to raise money for people with cancer. Macmillan Cancer Support
October – National Cholesterol Month - Devoted to raising funds for HEART UK and raising awareness of the dangers of high cholesterol. Heart UK
October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month - To raise awareness for the disease and to raise funds for research. Information and free resources to help you with local campaigns. Breast Cancer Now Long-term health conditions Supporting our most vulnerable people
October – Menopause Awareness Month - Raising awareness for women who are feeling lost and going through Menopause and need support. International Menopause Society
3 – 7 October – Back Awareness Week - Raise awareness of the problems back pain can cause, as well as prevention and treatments. Back Care
10 October – World Mental Health Day - An opportunity to raise awareness and advocacy against mental health stigma. World Mental Health Day How managers can support workplace mental wellbeing Mental health in the workplaceCurrent Past
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