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Health Information Week 2019

Health Information Week took place Monday 1 – Sunday 7 July 2019 and  (#HIW2019) themes were:

Monday 1st July: Healthy lifestyles

Tuesday 2nd July: Mental health; and patient stories

Wednesday 3rd July: Health and digital literacy

Thursday 4th July: Long term conditions; and social prescribing

Friday 5th July: Innovations for preventing illness

Saturday 6th July: Patient stories

Sunday 7th July: Mindfulness and relaxation

Please see details below of how members of the BHIP partnership are promoting Health Information Week 2019.

MacMillan Information Services

Will be at Bolton Public Library on the 4th July 11am – 2pm.

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust – Library Service

There will be a series of themed tweets to promote resources.

Bolton Library and Museum Services

Monday 1st July – Friday 5th July

Join us at the Central Library for a week of events and activities providing information about health and wellbeing!

Tuesday 2nd July – Up Front

10.30am – 12pm Walk, Talk and Tea

Join Bolton Council’s Get Active team for a walk to celebrate Health Information Week. Meet in the foyer of Bolton Central Library just before 10.30am for a low-level walk of around 2 miles around the Town Centre, ending up in the Library for a well deserved brew. No need to book, just come along.

11am – 2pm Bolton NHS Primary Care Psychological Therapy Service

11am – 3pm Diabetes UK

11am – 3pm Travelling Happiness Bar

Come along to the Travelling Happiness Bar and explore the 5 Ways of Wellbeing and pick up information about activities to try in Bolton.

Wednesday 3rd July – The Fiction Area

1.30pm – 3pm Down Memory Lane Reminiscence Group

Do you or someone you know have dementia? Down Memory Lane is an Age UK group for people with early onset dementia and their carers. Come along for an informal chat, experience the reminiscence boxes, share memories and reminisce. Light refreshments provided. Meets monthly.

Thursday 4th July

10.30am – 3pm NHS Health Trainers

Want to become more active? Lose weight? Give up smoking? Chat to the Health Trainers about living a healthier life and get your blood pressure checked at the same time.

11am – 2pm Macmillan Cancer Support

11am – 2pm Menopause Meet Up

Pop along to discuss all things Menopause at our informal drop In Browse our book displays and enjoy a bit of pampering with the Bolton College Community Learning Ambassadors. Share top tips on how to keep happy and healthy over tea and cake and be creative at our arts and crafts table. All this and an opportunity to try Indian Dancing with Pranava Dance between 11.30am and 1.30pm.

University of Bolton

There will be a themed display in the Library and themed tweets promoting resources such as UBIR, and LEAP Online.