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Key dates of local and national activities and campaigns, taking place throughout the year.

June 2024
Carers Week

Carers Week

10-16 June 2024

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It also helps people who don't think of themselves as having caring responsibilities to identify as carers and access much-needed support. The campaign is brought to life by thousands of individuals and organisations who come together to provide support for carers, run activities, highlight the vital role carers play in our communities and draw attention to just how important caring is.

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July 2024
LGBT+ History Month

LGBT+ History Month

June 2024

The theme of LGBT History Month 2024 is 'medicine', highlighting the work and lives of historical LGBT+ people who worked in medicine, including healthcare.

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September 2024
Know Your Numbers Week

Know Your Numbers Week

9-15 September 2024

Blood Pressure UK's flagship blood pressure testing and awareness campaign encourages adults to know their blood pressure numbers and take the necessary action to reach and maintain healthy blood pressure.

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November 2024
Stoptober

Stoptober

1-31 October 2023

Stoptober is a campaign running throughout October which encourages people to stop smoking.

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National Cholesterol Month

National Cholesterol Month

1-31 October 2024

National Cholesterol Month is devoted to raising funds for Heart UK and raising awareness about the dangers of high cholesterol.

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International Stress Awareness Week

International Stress Awareness Week

4 - 8 November 2024

International Stress Awareness Week aims to develop a greater understanding of stress and offer individuals and organisations access to proven coping strategies and sources of help. In 2024, ISMA’s 50th anniversary year, International Stress Awareness Week will be between 4 – 8 November. Details of events being held will appear on this page – keep watching

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National Work Life Week

National Work Life Week

7-11 October 2024

National Work Life Week aims to get both employers and their employees talking about wellbeing at work and work life balance. National Work Life Week is Working Families’ annual campaign to get both employers and employees talking about wellbeing at work and work-life balance. Employers can use the week to provide activities for staff, and to showcase their flexible working policies and practices.

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Road Safety Week

Road Safety Week

18- 24 November 2024

Sign up for Road Safety Week 2024 Be the first to find out what's happening and how you can get involved. Every year, thousands of schools, organisations and communities get involved to shout out for our right to make safe and healthy journeys every day.

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December 2024
Movember Men's Health Awareness Month

Movember Men's Health Awareness Month

1-30 November 2024

Each year, Movember is responsible for thousands of moustaches on men’s faces in the UK and around the world. The aim of Movember is to raise vital funds and awareness for men's health, specifically prostate cancer.

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