FEBRUARY

AWARENESS EVENTS

Dignity Action Day

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 to Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Dignity Action Day gives health and social care workers and members of the public an opportunity to take action in their place of work and communities to promote Dignity in Care by organising local events. To find out more and share the details of your event go to the website.

Raynaud’s Awareness Month

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 to Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.

World Cancer Day

Saturday, February 4, 2017 to Saturday, February 4, 2017

The good news is that approximately 40% of cancers are potentially preventable. We invite you to join us in marking World Cancer Day on 4 February by promoting our exciting new campaign and spreading the message that cancer can be prevented too.

Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness Week

Monday, February 6, 2017 to Sunday, February 12, 2017

We don’t talk about sexual abuse enough. That’s not ok. The awareness week was established to give an opportunity for the general public, statutory and third sector organisations to participate in a discussion about sexual abuse and sexual violence. During the week people raise awareness about sexual abuse and sexual violence and how to prevent it in the UK.

Tinnitus Awareness Week

Monday, February 6, 2017 to Sunday, February 12, 2017

Tinnitus Awareness Week will be the focus of a UK-wide campaign in which the BTA aims to encourage better tinnitus awareness. During Tinnitus Awareness Week the British Tinnitus Association will be highlighting the valuable support service it provides and the website.

Safer Internet Day

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 to Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Safer Internet Day (SID) has a theme of ‘Connecting generations and educating each other’, and the slogan “Discover the digital World together…safely!”

Gold Heart Day

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 to Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The Variety Club Children’s Charity provides freedom, independence and hope to thousands of children and young people across the country. Everyday in the UK 75 children are born or diagnosed with a disability. They and their families need your support to help them fulfill their potential. Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.

Think about Sex Day

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 to Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Raising awareness about sexual health across the UK. Visit the website for more details.

OCD Week of Action

Monday, February 20, 2017 to Sunday, February 26, 2017

National campaign to inspire people to get the help they need, influence change and fight misconceptions.

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Monday, February 27, 2017 to Sunday, March 5, 2017

Awareness and fundraising events held across the UK led by Beat, the UK’s leading nationwide charity supporting people affected by eating disorders and campaigning on their behalf.

Rare Disease Day

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 to Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Rare Disease Day is an annual, awareness-raising event co-ordinated by EURORDIS at the international level and National Alliances of Patient Organisations at the national level. Visit the website for more details.

Great Daffodil Appeal

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 to Thursday, March 30, 2017

Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.

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