Healthy Living Pharmacy: Holding an awareness event/campaign on self-care

Published on: 24th March 2017 | 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 self-care.

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

  • Community Pharmacy England is unaware of any published tools which provide information on local data relating to self-care

Community Pharmacy England resources
National awareness campaigns
Campaign Dates
World Health Day 7th April 2021
Carers Week 7-13th June 2021
Self Care Week 15-21th November 2021

National charities & resources
Key facts & statistics
Training resources

Campaign/event tips

  • Campaigns/events should place an emphasis on seeking help from the local pharmacy in the first instance rather than attending A&E or their GP for non-serious minor conditions
  • Provide patients with materials which highlight common ailments that can be dealt with safely at the pharmacy

Further resources

  • If you would like to be added to the mailing list to receive Self Care Forum and Self Care Week newsletters in addition to ad hoc updates about Self Care Forum activities then please contact

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