Campaigns

See details and download materials from our latest campaigns below.

Dates

Campaign (such as a health awareness initiative or awareness week)

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Winter

UKHSA's new winter communications toolkit aims to support stakeholders with messages to help protect people’s health this winter. It contains background information, health and behaviour advice, social media assets and suggested copy, links to data and other useful information.

The toolkit covers a range of issues relevant to this winter: flu, COVID-19, RSV, diarrhoea and vomiting including norovirus, scarlet fever, measles and seasonal weather resources

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Ongoing

We are general practice - aim of the campaign is to explain how general practice is working as a team of medical experts and support staff, led and supervised by the GP. There are new members of staff and systems in place to support GPs to look after your needs.

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11-17 September

Ask About Asthma Awareness week - London’s #AskAboutAsthma campaign returns in September for its seventh year to raise awareness around childhood asthma and how to manage it.#AskAboutAsthma highlights the simple changes to children and young people’s care that will make a big difference to how they experience their asthma. Different toolkits available for different groups communicating.

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1-7 May 2023

Heart Failure Awareness campaign - aim of the campaign is to increase awareness of heart failure symptoms and encourage people to speak to their GP. Key message is the earlier treatment starts the better the outcomes. 

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April 2023

Industrial action - Junior doctors will be on strike from 11 - 15 April. This toolkit includes a press release, social media resources, a GP screen and screensaver for staff for use by local authorities, trusts, health organisations and community groups and more.

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March 2023

Prostate cancer - a campaign that aims to encourage conversations about family health history and also raising awareness of the 3 risk factors of prostate cancer.

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February 2023 

Oesophageal cancer awareness - symptom awareness, oesophageal cancer is aggressive and outcomes can be improved if caught early, contact your GP practice. 

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November 2022

Lung cancer awareness - symptom awareness, do you know the symptoms of lung cancer, don't ignore potential symptoms, contact your GP practice, non smokers get lung cancer too.

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October 2022

Breast screening awareness - encourage screening uptake, if you recieve an NHS breast screening invitation, please respond as soon as possible, screening saves lives. 

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September 2022

Gynaeological awareness month - symptom awareness, don't ignore potential symptoms of gynaecological cancers, contact your GP practice. 

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April 2022

Bowel cancer awareness - encourage screening, cancer won't wait, early detection makes it easier to treat. 

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September 2021

Cancer won't wait - don't delay getting checked out, if you are invited for screening or have a health concern speak to your GP or arrange an appointment.

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