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Self Care Week 2017

EDM number 530 in 2017-19, proposed by Kevin Barron on 14/11/2017.
Categorised under the topic of Health education and preventive medicine.

That this House welcomes the national awareness campaign Self Care Week, which runs from 13 to 19 November 2017, and which encourages people to embrace self care for life; notes the importance of self care for self-treatable conditions to empower people better to look after their own physical health and mental wellbeing, as well as preventing avoidable conditions; further notes that 57 million GP appointments are for self-treatable conditions; acknowledges the potential of better self care to save time and reduce avoidable demand on general practice; congratulates the Self Care Forum for organising Self Care Week and raising awareness of self care and its benefits; and calls on the Government to take greater steps to support people to self care through a national strategy for self care.

This motion has been signed by a total of 20 MPs.

Kevin Barron14/11/2017Rother ValleyLabourProposed
Peter Bottomley14/11/2017Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Jim Shannon15/11/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Ronnie Campbell15/11/2017Blyth ValleyLabourSeconded
Martyn Day15/11/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Lady Hermon16/11/2017North DownIndependentSeconded
Bob Blackman16/11/2017Harrow EastConservativeSigned
Chris Stephens16/11/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown20/11/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Angus MacNeil20/11/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Jim Cunningham20/11/2017Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Hannah Bardell21/11/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Marie Rimmer21/11/2017St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
Stephen Gethins21/11/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law21/11/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
George Howarth21/11/2017KnowsleyLabourSigned
David Crausby23/11/2017Bolton North EastLabourSigned
David Linden27/11/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Mary Glindon27/11/2017North TynesideLabourSigned
Drew Hendry08/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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