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Dignity Action Day

Dignity Action Day is an annual opportunity for health and social care workers, and members of the public to uphold people's rights to dignity and provide a truly memorable day for people who use care services. Dignity Action Day aims to ensure people who use care services are treated as individuals and are given choice, […]

Mind – Time to Talk Day

The 2nd February is Time to Talk Day, which is about creating supportive communities with family, friends, or colleagues about mental health. One in 4 of us will experience a mental health problem in any given year. We want everyone to feel comfortable talking about mental health – whenever they like. Talking about mental health […]

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day is held every year on the 4th of February, and it aims to raise international awareness concerning all types of cancer, those who suffer from it, and prevention and treatment. Created in 2000, World Cancer Day has grown into a positive movement for everyone, everywhere to unite under one voice to face one of […]

National Sickie Day

Statistically, in the UK, the first Monday in February is the day most likely for employees to call in sick – and has subsequently been coined ‘National Sickie Day.’ One of the reasons is the first payday since Christmas, “meaning people have been out celebrating all weekend with a particularly heavy one”. Since physical illness […]

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Today the 11th February marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science! This day was established in order to achieve full and equal access to and participation in, science for women and girls, and further achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. Did you know? Women are typically given smaller […]

Valentine’s Day

February 14th is Valentine's Day, which was originally a Christian feast day in honour of St. Valentine, however in contemporary culture it's more so a day that celebrates our loved ones but also our lost loved ones & the memories we've made with them. Whether you're celebrating romantic love for your partner, platonic love for […]

Random Acts of Kindness Day

Today 17th February is all about spreading kindness, as it's Random Acts of Kindness Day! There are so many things you can do to contribute to making the world a kinder place. It doesn't have to be large, and it can even be something for yourself, like taking time out to visit your favourite spot. […]

International Mother Language Day

Today, the 21st February, is International Mother Language Day, and was founded in 2000. It is observed every February to celebrate language and encourage the learning of multiple languages and the maintenance of mother languages, especially those that are endangered. Multilingual and multicultural societies exist through their languages which transmit and preserve traditional knowledge and […]

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