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This year, why not enjoy a day out at a National Gardens Scheme garden - you'll be helping fund the QNI too!
Providing vital funding for projects that help improve patient care.
Visit our nursing heritage website, a celebration of District Nursing around the world since 1859.
There are many health awareness days and weeks throughout the year, organised by different organisations in the UK and abroad. Here are just a few of them with links that you might find useful. Please note some of these days/weeks vary slightly from year to year and we're not responsible for the content of external websites.
No Smoking Day - 14 March
World TB Day - 24 March
Depression Awareness Week - 22-28 April
World Asthma Day - 1 May (part of Asthma Awareness Week)
Stroke Awareness Day - 8 May
Dying Matters Week - 14-20 May
Cancer Prevention Week - 14-18 May
Dementia Awareness Week - 20-26 May
Mental Health Awareness Week - 21 May - 28 May
Diabetes Week - 10-16 June
National Men's Health Week - 11-17 June
National Eye Health Week - September
You can see a full list of health awareness events here: