To encourage the reduction/abstinence of alcohol intake. The central campaign focuses on Dry January. The Drymester Initiative which promotes the guidance around abstinence of alcohol during pregnancy and during the planning of pregnancies to prevent Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). During February, we will be looking at the Big Alcohol Conversation, this campaign encourages induviduals to monitor their own alcohol intake and frequency and address any issues they may have.
Please contact the pharmacist if you feel any of these issues affect you or visit the below links for more information.
In this campaign we aim to promote healthy living for men; good mental health, regularly self checking and examination, to recognise early signs and symptoms of cancers and to present to the GP with health problems sooner rather than later. The campaign will cover;
• Aortic Aneurism Screening (AAA)
• Cancer prevention – how to recognise the early signs and symptoms and how to self-
• Mental health and suicide prevention – Shining a Light on Suicide
Please contact the pharmacist if you feel any of these issues affect you or visit the following links for more information:
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