What to watch for in your health and community this month

Each May multiple awareness raising campaigns are running, some focused on specific weeks or days.  

Healthwatch wants to offer information and signposting to organisations that help with these issues and resources produced and generated by other organisations.

Below is a download of all the issues across May which Healthwatch Medway feel would be beneficial for you to watch. 

This month:

  • Skin cancer
  • Oral health
  • Stroke
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • ME/CFS Myalgic encephalomyelitis, also called chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Dementia
  • Epilepsy
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Hypertension 
  • International nurses' day


Click here to download a resource on each of these issues.

May awareness days resources

Here are the links to articles and news from Healthwatch related to these issues.

Oral health 




Ovarian cancer


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