You can access details and information relating to charity and informative Awareness days that are being held in the UK. In some cases the events are actually global, giving everyone relative information.

We have included Awareness Days that relate to the medical sector as this is of specific interest. Local and National events are included to give you all access to valid and up-to date information.

Each year there are a number of Awareness Days published. Sometimes they include longer time periods such as Movember.

Movember is a men’s health awareness month. It looks at issues that men face such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. In Movember you are encouraged to raise money by growing a moustache. This event has been running since 2003 and has globally raised millions of £’s.

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

March is the Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Target Ovarian Cancer is the UK’s leading charity and want to do everything they can to raise vital funds and awareness about this type of cancer. The pandemic has affected fundraising in many charities including this one.

World Glaucoma week, 8th -14th March 2020

World Glaucoma week, 8th -14th March 2020

Every year The World Glaucoma Week takes on a common theme and adapts it to local communities. This creates and effective awareness project relevant to the general population. There are many issues that need to be addressed to try and eliminate glaucoma blindness. The earlier the diagnosis in patients the better. The earlier glaucoma is discovered and treated, it is less likely that a person will become blind. World Glaucoma Week aims to alert members of the wider community of the need to have eye checks at regular intervals. Regular eye checks would ensure earlier detection of glaucoma and heighten…

Let’s March it out for prostate cancer

Let’s March it out for prostate cancer

Many men don’t seek help quickly enough because generally men don’t like going to the doctors and because they are often embarrassed.So, let’s break the taboo surrounding prostate cancer and talk about what is beginning to become a common condition.

Charles Bonnet Syndrome Day 2017

Charles Bonnet Syndrome Day 2017

November 16th 2017 will see the very first Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS) awareness day. Approximately half a million people in the United Kingdom living with CBS. The awareness day is aiming to tell everyone about the impact CBS has on people’s lives. SELVIS, KAB, Esme’s Umbrella, Macular Society, London’s ECLOs, Vision UK and others are working together to deliver a Free CBS workshop and networking lunch in London. What is Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS)? Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS) is a condition that is common amongst people who have lost their sight. It causes you to see things that are not really there…

World COPD Day – 15th November 2017

World COPD Day – 15th November 2017

Wednesday the 15th November is World COPD day and the British Lung Foundation are raising awareness of COPD. They are trying to find the missing millions across the UK who have this condition and don’t even know it. The British Lung Foundation want to help suffers to get the treatment and support they deserve. What is COPD? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), describes a group of lung conditions that make it difficult to empty air out of the lungs because the airways have been narrowed. Two of these lung conditions are persistent bronchitis and emphysema. These two conditions can occur…