November2018

Champion Testimonials – Bowel Screening

Are you 60 years and older? Do you know someone who has received their screening test kit but is undecided on whether or not to take part? Read some of the informative and inspiring first-hand testimonials below, and make sure you (and those you know) take part!  

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Champion Testimonials – AAA

Men aged 65 years and over are routinely invited to take part in the AAA screening programme; screening for AAA can reduce the number of deaths from burst aneurysms [in this age group] by up to 50%. If this isn’t enough to get you, or someone you know, to take part[…]

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World Antibiotic Awareness Week, 12-18th November 2018

Theme: Change Can’t Wait. Our Time with Antibiotics is Running Out Once again the November campaign is striving to increase global awareness of antibiotic resistance. World antibiotic awareness week encourages best practice among the general public, health workers and policy makers, with the intention of preventing the further emergence and[…]

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World Diabetes Day 14th November 2018

World Diabetes Day is the world’s largest diabetes awareness campaign and is marked annually on 14th November, the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin along with Charles Best in 1922. World Diabetes Day was created in 1991 by International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO)[…]

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