The 28 Day Survey is a new campaign to start conversations around women’s health issues – starting with the question, “what makes a happy period?”
Following suggestions at the Hull Health and Wellbeing Board that up to 3000 (or possibly more) women in Hull will struggle to afford sanitary products, NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Hull City Council have agreed to research the issue locally and launch The 28 Day Survey.
Hull and East Riding students will be rolling up their sleeves as they get the chance to experience many of the different roles the NHS has to offer in the fourth annual ‘A Day in the Life of the NHS’ event at Hull Royal Infirmary on 12 and 13 November.
The interactive learning event brought together by health and education organisations from across Hull and East Yorkshire, will open up with an address from Commonwealth boxing champion Tommy Coyle.
Thursday 5 July is 70 years to the day health secretary Aneurin Bevan launched the NHS in 1948, and to celebrate the Hull and East Riding Health Expo will take place at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel on Ferensway in Hull.
The event will start at 10am and continue until 4pm, with members of the public invited to come and go throughout the day. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore the exhibition and meet health professionals and experts from across a range of local health services and innovations. As per previous years there will be a chance to get involved and join in, with a range of games and activities available.
NHS Hull CCG is delighted to have been named CCG of the Year in the highly competitive and coveted Health Service Journal (HSJ) awards, in a ceremony in London.
Billed as the health service ‘Oscars’, the annual awards recognise excellence and innovation in health care from across the UK. Each year more than 1000 submissions are made to the awards and every category is hotly contested.