National Smile Month is the UK’s biggest and longest running oral health campaign. Organised by the Oral Health Foundation it aims to encourage dental and health professionals, schools and workplaces to promote, motivate and to communicate good oral health practices.
Oral Health and the workplace
Infections in the mouth can be linked to major health problems all over your body, leading to a significant effect on the amount of time an employee is away from work.
In the last 5 years 2 million employees have taken time off work due to poor oral health, costing UK businesses a total of 36.6 million.
Every May the charity Living Streets celebrates National Walking Month, where everyone across the country is encouraged to put on some comfy shoes and feel the benefits of walking only 20 minutes every day throughout the month.
Last year the campaign saw thousands of people across the UK take to their feet and walk 20 minutes everyday, feeling the benefits of weight loss, increased overall fitness and an improved social life.
It’s a free, fun and easy way to improve your health. Not only does it aid in weight loss, it also lowers your risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, diab...
Every 10 seconds someone is having a potentially life threatening asthma attack in the UK. A frightening statistic as according to research complied by Office for National Statistics (England and Wales), the number of people dying from asthma in the UK has reached its highest level in over a decade, with 1,468 people in the UK dying from asthma attacks.
With around 5.4 million people suffering with asthma in the UK, affecting 1 in 11 children and 1 in 12 adults, it comes as a surprise that millions of sufferers are not receiving the basic level of asthma care.