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Self Care Week

EDM number 1802 in 2017-19, proposed by Kevin Barron on 01/11/2018.

That this House welcomes Self Care Week, 12 to 18 November 2018, which aims to raise awareness of the benefits of self care and encourage people to Choose Self Care for Life; congratulates the Self Care Forum for organising Self Care Week and its ongoing work to promote self care; recognises the importance of self care for self-treatable conditions and empowering people to better look after their physical health and mental wellbeing, prevent avoidable ill health and effectively manage long term conditions; acknowledges the need to improve health literacy and educate people on when to self care, when to visit a pharmacist and when to choose a GP or A&E; and calls on the Government and NHS England to place a national strategy for self care at the heart of the forthcoming NHS Long Term Plan to ensure the future sustainability of the National Health Service.

This motion has been signed by a total of 17 MPs.

Kevin Barron01/11/2018Rother ValleyLabourProposed
Robert Syms01/11/2018PooleConservativeSeconded
George Howarth01/11/2018KnowsleyLabourSeconded
Michael Penning01/11/2018Hemel HempsteadConservativeSeconded
Stephen Lloyd01/11/2018EastbourneLiberal DemocratSeconded
Jim Shannon01/11/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Bob Blackman05/11/2018Harrow EastConservativeSigned
Chris Stephens05/11/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Paul Farrelly05/11/2018Newcastle-under-LymeLabourSigned
Jim Cunningham06/11/2018Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Mary Glindon06/11/2018North TynesideLabourSigned
Peter Bottomley06/11/2018Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Kelvin Hopkins12/11/2018Luton NorthLabourSigned
Nigel Evans12/11/2018Ribble ValleyConservativeSigned
Mark Hendrick21/11/2018PrestonLabourSigned
Ruth George26/11/2018High PeakLabourSigned
David Crausby28/11/2018Bolton North EastLabourSigned

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