Men's Health Week Is Upon Us (13th - 19th June 2022) - Time For Your MOT
The theme for this year is; Time For Your MOT. Since the last couple of years have been particularly hard with the pandemic, it’s now important to check in with yourself again.
During the last couple of years, NHS Health Checks, which are available to most over 40, were paused and early stage cancer diagnoses fell by a third, as fewer people visited their GPs. Instead, Macmillan estimate around 50,000 cases of cancer have missed a diagnosis. Prostate cancer diagnoses were down by 29% between 2019/2020.
Since the Construction Industry is made up of around 87% men, it’s vital that this message is spread out amongst the industry workers. A free resource pack can be downloaded from the Mens Health Forum, which can be used around offices and sites to promote men’s health.