May Measurement Month (MMM) 2018

 

There’s still time set up BP screening in your area.

Check out the protocol, informed consent sheet, ethics approval and the App for recording BP readings on the MMM website

Register your screening site with the UK National Leader:

  • England: checkyourpressure@checkyourpressure.co.uk
  • Scotland: Adrian Brady adrian.brady@glasgow.ac.uk
  • Wales: Barry McDonnell & John Cockcroft jcockcroft@cardiffmet.ac.uk
  • Northern Ireland: Rick Plumb r.plumb@qub.ac.uk
  • Ireland: Eamon Dolan eamon028@indigo.ie

 

Where could you take BP measurements?

  • In any clinical area
  • In your hospital/health centre foyer and/or restaurant
  • Pharmacy
  • Local sports centre, gym, football/rugby ground
  • Supermarket
  • Train station
  • Shopping centre
  • Library
  • Local businesses/shops
  • Local Charity Fundraising groups: WI, Rotary, Lions

Who might you recruit to volunteer help?

How could you advertise your screening station?

  • Social media @maymeasure #checkyourpressure
  • Check out the MMM website for promotional material: http://maymeasure.com/downloads/
  • Word of mouth
  • Local intranet/Newsletters
  • Local radio/TV/Newspapers
  • Local transport providers

Find out more about getting involved: http://maymeasure.com/join-us-mmm18/