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Bug Busting Day, 15th June 2018


June 15th marks the second bug busting day of 2018!

What is Bug Busting?

Bug Busting forms part of a national education initiative, asking parents and schools to help take steps to eradicate head lice.

Parents (and carers) of young children are encouraged to check their heads for lice, regardless of itching or the sight of eggs. The aim is to identify and remove any lice in circulation, stopping the problem in one go and preventing endless circulation. read more…

World No Tobacco Day, 31st May 2018

World No Tobacco Day marks the annual awareness campaign launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1987, the aim being to highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use and encourage governments worldwide to implement effective policies to reduce tobacco use.

WHO highlight that tobacco use kills more than 7 million people worldwide every year, and this figure will continue to rise unless anti-tobacco actions increase. read more…

Dementia Action Week, 21st-27th May 2018

Dementia Action Week

This event aims to encourage people to take action to improve the lives of those affected by dementia, working to create a dementia-friendly environment in which those with dementia do not feel excluded.

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