Upcoming Practice Closures and Events

Below is a list of all upcoming and past events.

Future Events


The Maywood Patient Participation Group are proud to announce the following upcoming events.  Please look out for newsletters and posters nearer the time.



Summer Newsletter



6-10 June – Carers Week - carerssupport.org.uk; Carers Health Team: SC-TR.carerwellbeing@nhs.net; Age UK social prescribers: clare.hall@ageukwestsussex.org.uk; 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)





Autumn Newsletter



20th – PPG Patient Information Evening on Gynaecology – By Dr Alison Esslemont and guest consultant Melanie Tipples (Nuffield waiting on confirmation from Melanie)





Winter Newsletter



1st - Patient Information Evening on Brain Injury Disease







April 2022 – Stress Awareness month - Increasing public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic. Stress Management Society Supporting our NHS people

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

10 September – World Suicide Prevention Day - Promoting worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides. International Association of Suicide Prevention Suicide prevention

13 September – World Sepsis Day - An opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against sepsis. World Sepsis Day Infection control during COVID-19

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 workplace

Current Past