Campaigns

Active Soles

Active Soles: Changing the way we think about workwear to promote physical activity in Cheshire and Merseyside

Active Soles is a movement to change the way we think about workwear, based on the belief that active workplaces lead to happier, healthier people which in turn leads to greater creativity, better problem solving and improved productivity.

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North West man transforms mental health using exercise

Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 takes place 13–19 May, and this year’s theme is ‘Movement: Moving more for our mental health’.

NHS Cheshire and Merseyside supports Earth Day 2024 ‘planet vs plastics’ initiative

NHS Cheshire and Merseyside supports Earth Day 2024 ‘planet vs plastics’ initiative

Earth Day takes place every year on 22 April and seeks to raise awareness of the environmental problems our planet is facing and promote efforts to tackle them.

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COVID-19 spring vaccine bookings to open for Cheshire and Merseyside residents

COVID-19 spring vaccine bookings to open for Cheshire and Merseyside residents

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Start For Life’s ‘If They Could Tell You…’ campaign

Start For Life’s ‘If They Could Tell You…’ campaign focuses on promoting the importance and benefits of strong parent-infant relationships, and the importance of building a strong connection from pregnancy to the age of two, which helps babies develop into happy and healthy children, able to manage their emotions, develop confidence and learn new things.

Cheshire and Merseyside’s health leaders say ‘there has never been a better time to quit a smoking habit that kills two in three’

Cheshire and Merseyside’s health leaders say ‘there has never been a better time to quit a smoking habit that kills two in three’

To mark the 40th anniversary of the national No Smoking Day, health leaders in Cheshire and Merseyside have joined forces to urge smokers to use the range of free support available to them give up a dangerous habit that kills two in three of those who do not successfully quit.

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Make more time for the important things - order repeat prescriptions on the NHS App

Patients in Cheshire and Merseyside can save time by ordering regular medication using the NHS App. The NHS App is the quickest and easiest way to order a repeat prescription – and it puts you in better control of your own health.

Safer Sleep Week 11-17 March 2024

Local NHS and Merseyside Police team up for Safer Sleep Week

Safer Sleep Week (11-17 March) aims to raise awareness of sudden, unexpected death of an infant syndrome (SUDI) and the safer sleep advice that reduces the risk of it occurring.

Long COVID Awareness Day 2024

Long COVID Awareness Day 2024

International Long COVID Awareness Day takes place on Friday 15 March this year and aims to raise awareness of the symptoms of long COVID, and that NHS support is available to those who are suffering from the condition.

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Get your blood pressure checked

People aged 40 and over are being encouraged to get their blood pressure checked at their local pharmacy.

Increase in childhood infections prompts vaccine call

Increase in childhood infections prompts vaccine call

Childhood infections like measles and whooping cough are rising, with outbreaks across the country. If your child isn’t vaccinated, they’re not protected.

Think pharmacy first

Think pharmacy first

Did you know your pharmacist can now provide some prescription medicine without seeing a GP?

A cartoon father and daughter. Text reads "Measles cases are rising in England - make sure your child is up to date with their vaccinations"

NHS launches catch up campaign for missed MMR vaccines

Millions of parents and carers in England are being urged to book their children in for their missed measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine.

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Help Us Help You: NHS Talking Therapies

The NHS is encouraging anyone struggling with feelings of depression, or anxiety such as excessive worry, panic attacks, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress, or obsessions and compulsions, to seek help through NHS Talking Therapies services.

Text reads "Antibiotic Amnesty. Antibiotics should never be saved for later or shared with others"

Local NHS encourages safe use and disposal of antibiotics during World Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Week

Healthcare leaders at NHS Cheshire and Merseyside are encouraging residents across the region to ensure that they know how to take and safely dispose of antibiotics, during World Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Week (18-24 November).

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Look after your mind and body this Self Care Week

Healthcare professionals across Cheshire and Merseyside are encouraging people to look after their ‘mind and body’ as part of Self Care Week 2023 (13-19 November).

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Ask Your Pharmacist Week 2023 (30 October – 6 November)

It’s ‘Ask Your Pharmacist Week’ and health professionals in Cheshire and Merseyside are reminding you about the range of healthcare services and support available at your local pharmacy.

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Falls Prevention Awareness Week (18–24 September)

As part of Falls Prevention Awareness Week, NHS Cheshire and Merseyside is raising awareness of the importance of falls prevention and advising people who may be at increased risk of a fall – along with their family members and carers – to take some simple actions now to help keep them safe.

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Know Your Numbers! Week 2023

Do you know your numbers? Get a blood pressure check this Know Your Numbers! Week and help prevent a heart attack or stroke.

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Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week 2023

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week is a joint campaign from NHS England and Diabetes UK that takes place from 22-28 May 2023.

A cartoon of a woman running. The text reads "Less than half of people in England are aware that physical exercise can reduce symptoms of anxiety"

Mental Health Awareness Week 2023

This Mental Health Awareness Week, Every Mind Matters is launching a new campaign to encourage people to make the first move for their mental health.

Text reads "This Eurovision don't miss a beat! By learning how to be cyber savvy and gaining a good understanding of the threat of cybercrime and the ways in which your actions can help or hinder these types of attacks, to keep your data and devices secure"

Protect yourself and your data during Eurovision 2023

Make sure you #DontMissABeat during Eurovision 2023, by learning about the threat of cybercrime and how you can better protect yourself and others against cyber criminals.

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Early Detect. Early Protect. – Cheshire and Merseyside Cancer Screening

Every year, 7,000 people in Cheshire and Merseyside die of cancer.

A bloodshot eye, text underneath reads "Night of the itchy eye" Text to the right of the image reads "Your pharmacist can help. Even a minor illness can feel dramatic. So whether it's a cough or a cold, an itchy eye or earache, for expert advice speak to your pharmacist"

Help Us Help You - Pharmacy Advice

Pharmacists are trained healthcare professionals who can easily help with minor illnesses such as coughs and colds, itchy eyes and earache

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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week is an opportunity to raise awareness on the risks of cervical cancer and help people learn about how to reduce these risks and prevent the illness