Tag: Awareness

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK 2020 – THE IMPORTANCE OF KINDNESS

Hi and welcome back to Mental Health Monday with me, The Spoonie Mummy. Today I thought it was only right to acknowledge the start of Mental Health Awareness Week which starts today in collaboration with the Mental Health Foundation. The theme of the week…

Mental Health Awareness Week – The ‘But’ Factor

Yes, I know I post a lot about bums and poo but I haven’t made a spelling error in the title, I promise!

Exercising With Arthritis

Did You Know… May is Arthritis Awareness Month. Approximately 350 million people worldwide have arthritis. In the UK there are around 10 million people living with the disease. Around 15,000 of these are children. Yes, children get arthritis too!

Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month

March is national Deep-Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month, a public health initiative aimed at raising awareness of this commonly occurring medical condition and its potentially fatal complication, pulmonary embolism. What is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)? DVT is a blood clot which develops in one of the…

A Smear Campaign

Good morning and happy hump day! For those that don’t already know, this is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week in the UK. The week aims to raise awareness of cervical cancer and the importance of smear tests. I am rather passionate about women taking up…