• Firstly, I will be working for the NHS, making a campaign for
change aimed at 16- to 19-year-olds. This is made to promote a
healthier lifestyle and to show the positive impacts of changing
unhealthy habits. They are hoping to promote better hobbies to
change young peoples lives and make a bigger impact on
general health in that age group in order to encourage healthier
lifestyles by starting when people are young.
• I will also be preventing the use of underage drinking and
smoking to help adolescents make changes before an addiction
becomes serious and to help label the way they can prevent this
The NHS is made up of a wide range of organisations that
are made to support patients and carers. They promote high
quality health and care for all, and try and give the best
outcomes for patients. Everyone in the uk is legally a patient
of the NHS that whether if they only visit doctors practicians
The NHS have multiple hospitals and practicians around the
uk to maintain a stable place that many people can visit
They work with many organisations such as the local
councils, social care providers and many others to improve
the health of the population , improve the quality of care,
tackle inequalities and deliver care more efficiently.
They support many people by saving lives, expanding
lifelines and welcoming new lives to the world. The NHS is
one of the most important organisations in the UK as it is
worth a near £192.3 billion in the uk alone.
The NHS was introduced the 5th
July 1948 to try and provide
universal, comprehensive and
free health care.
The NHS motto is commitment
to quality of care. compassion.
improving lives. everyone
• The audience I am going to be aiming at is 16–20-year-olds over the
• I am going to look deeper into the areas that have a higher rate in
smoking and drinking at a young age. I have decided to focus further into
predicting the incline rate into what areas might increase the rate of
underage smoking and drinking within the next five years.
- In 2019 , 29% drank alcohol , and 14% binge drank.
- 9% of 12 to 20 year old also binge drank within 30 days.
These can lead to bad grades within education, increase the rate of suicide and
unplanned pregnancy etc.
- Smoking one cigarette can take 11 minuets of a life
- It harms nearly every organ in the body
- 30% of teen smokers will continue to smoke and
die from a related disease.
- More likely to increase panic attacks and anxiety
Act FAST- this is one example of a previous campaign, as it
was made to help the prevention of strokes. They state that
there are many signals to show a stroke before it hits. Using
the FAST approach reduces permanent disability. They use
- Face – can they speak? Has their face fallen on one side?
- Arms- can they raise both their arms?
- Speech- are they slurring their speech ?
- Time- to call 999 if you see any of these occurring.
Covid 9, “catch it , bin it, kill it” – this was one of the latest
campaigns to help reduce the rate of covid 19. they wanted to
reveal the importance of ventilation and as well as aim to raise
awareness of the need for good respiratory ventilation and to
encourage correct coughing and sneezing with the use of a
Dementia friends- this was a
campaign made to encourage
people to become an ambassador
to help communicate with people
who may suffer with dementia.
They can apply by speaking to
someone who currently is a
member or watching a video. This
can enable them to be a carer and
a friend for patients
Better Health is an NHS campaign to try and kickstart peoples health. They offer support
on how to lose weight, quit smoking, get active and to drink less.
They have different drop down tabs to help separate ways this can be done.
They also offer many apps at the bottom of the page for people to download such as the
NHS weight loss plan , the food scanner app and the active 10 app. These are all free
and offer professional advice as well as an allocated time frame on when to have active
days and rest days.
Better Health also has a mind matters link that helps people look into mental health
wellbeing. Stating that the mind is just as important as the body. In this section there
attachment's that help with anxiety easing, money worries as well as breathing exercises
to increase a steady pace.
This is also aimed at younger children who may suffer from mental health difficulties and
it looks at ways this can be prevented at young age.
There is many suggestions for professional help however there is also advice on how to
help friends in case professional help increases anxiety.
EXISTING PRODUCTS (TV/PRINT
Here we can see some of the
existing products that the NHS
made. For example here is a tv
advert that shows what seems
to be the effects of smoking
running through the mans
veins. Showing how fast the
harm can occur.
In the advert above we
can see the man crying
about it being “too
into the advert it shows
him as a cigarette
In the image, we can see the
cigarette leaking blood and tar
showing what goes into the lungs
overtime someone smokes.
All of these adverts show the
negative effects of smoking
and how it can lead to
financial difficulties health
issues and overall lowering
life capacity. It attempts to
show graphic images and
videos so that people will
alter their decision to not