Healthy Living Pharmacy: Holding an awareness event/campaign on diabetes

Published on: 27th February 2019 | Updated on: 1st June 2022

This page contains links to resources and information which pharmacy teams may wish to consider using when planning a health promotion event/campaign focussing on diabetes.

This page is ‘work in progress’ and will continue to be updated.

Click on a heading below for more information. 

Resources to assist with finding local data

The below tool can be used to gather information to establish the level of patients with diabetes in the local area:

  • Public Health England – Diabetes Profile: This profile brings together a wide range of local, regional and national information related to both type 1 and type 2 diabetes and makes it accessible in one place.

Community Pharmacy England resources
National awareness campaigns
Campaign Dates
Diabetes Prevention Week 10-16th May 2021
World Oral Health Day 7th April 2021
Diabetes Week 14-20th June 2021

National charities & resources

Charity Resources available
Diabetes UK
Booklets & leaflets
Putting feet first
  Posters & leaflets
Men’s health
Public Health England
  Toolkit – includes balloons, stickers, and bunting

Key facts & statistics

Training resources
Campaign/event tips
  • Consider linking diabetes prevention campaigns to physical activity or health eating campaigns, as the topics are linked
  • Avoid displaying sweet treats such as cakes and biscuits, as they may conflict the main messages of the campaign

Further resources

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