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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Week

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month run by Ovarian Cancer Action to support every woman diagnosed with ovarian cancer worldwide and also new pioneering projects, opportunities to shape the next decade of cancer care and ovarian cancer research. 8th May is World Ovarian Cancer Day.

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

March is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and the charity Prostate Cancer UK run a campaign called March the Month, which is a virtual step challenge for anyone who wants to keep active and help beat prostate cancer. Join thousands of people, across the nation, committing themselves to walk or wheel 11,000 steps a day throughout […]

Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month. Stress is one of the great public health challenges of our time. It’s a significant factor in mental health problems such as anxiety and depression, as well as in physical health problems like heart disease, compromised immune system, insomnia and digestive problems. In April encourage your staff to talk about […]

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, a good opportunity to raise awareness of bowel cancer prevention, signs and symptoms in your workplace. More information on bowel cancer can be found here: Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2022 (

World Autism Awareness Day

This is an opportunity to increase understanding and acceptance of people with autism and other neurodiversities in your workplace. More information can be found here: World Autism Acceptance Week 2023 Making your workplace more autistic-friendly – Mental Health At Work

Walk to Work Day

Walk to Work Day seeks to encourage people to walk to work. This day promotes walking to work, and active travel in general, as a healthy and environmentally friendly alternative. It aims to educate and inform people about the physical and mental benefits of walking outside. To learn more about active travel, see - Home […]

On Your Feet Britain

On Your Feet Britain is the national activity awareness day when desk-based workers across Britain take part in a variety of fun and simple activities to #sitless and #movemore at work. On this day, convert 'sitting time' to 'standing time'. Here are some simple changes you can try and encourage your staff to try as […]

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

World Day for Safety and Health at Work explores the topic of a safe and healthy working environment as a fundamental principle and right at work. This is a good opportunity to promote healthier and safer practices at work such as desk risk assessments, MSK prevention practices, etc.

National Gardening Week

From 1–7 May 2023, the Royal Horticultural Society celebrates a week of gardening across the nation. Whether it’s sowing seeds together, taking a moment’s break to nurture their houseplants or office plants, or kicking back with a cup of tea in their favourite green space, National Gardening Week is a great opportunity to promote gardening […]

Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week

Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week is a week-long campaign dedicated to talking about mental health problems before, during and after pregnancy. The week is all about: raising public and professional awareness of perinatal mental health problems advocating for women and families impacted by it changing attitudes helping people access the information, care and support they need […]

National Walking Month

May is National Walking Month. Walking is a free and simple way to be more active, lose weight and improve health and general wellbeing. Experts recommend a brisk daily 20-minute walk to reduce the risk of a number of preventable health conditions, including certain types of cancer, depression, heart disease and diabetes. This month is a great […]

Skin Cancer Awareness Month (which includes Sun Awareness Week)

Melanoma is the UK’s 5th most common type of cancer. With the summer around the corner, it’s important to raise awareness of the risks of unprotected sun exposure in your workplace and educate your workforce about ways to prevent skin cancer. During Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May, share with your staff some useful facts […]

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