National Eye Health and Know Your Numbers week!
Today sees the start of two vitally important awareness weeks. We’ve got the full low-down:
National Eye Health Week
National Eye Health Week (NEHW) is about healthcare professionals joining forces to encourage more people to have regular sight tests and make lifestyle choices that benefit their vision and general wellbeing. NEHW raises awareness of how we can improve the UK’s eye health, contribute towards a reduction in avoidable blindness and enhance people’s everyday lives.
Find out more: visionmatters.org.uk
Know Your Numbers! Week
Blood Pressure UK’s flagship blood pressure testing and awareness campaign encourages adults to know their blood pressure numbers and take the necessary action to reach and maintain a healthy blood pressure. This year, around 250,000 free checks will be available across the UK.
Find out more: bloodpressureuk.org