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Written by RichardBuxton on Friday 8th November 2019
Pharmacies and pharmacy stakeholders can access a suite of campaign materials as well as a message from your LPC Chief Officer to help support you
The Ask Your Pharmacist public awareness campaign is part of ongoing efforts by the NPA, the NHS and others to promote community pharmacies as providers of clinical care and the first port of call for help with minor illnesses.
The key messages of this year’s AYP Week are:
Resources and materials can be found on the following NPA website page:
Here you will find loads of useful information, including suggested tweets that we encourage you to post, retweet and like.
CPSC Chief Officer has produced the following message from your LPC to use during the campaign:
It’s National Ask Your Pharmacist Week (11-18 November 2019)
Remember to ‘think pharmacy first’ if you need advice or treatment for common illnesses like coughs, colds, eye infections and earaches.
As highly trained health care professionals, there’s a lot more that community pharmacists can help you with too.
Sometimes people go to a doctor or even a hospital for things that could be sorted out more conveniently at the pharmacy. You can consult your pharmacist about a wide range of health care issues, not just about medicines.
So, for convenient access to medicines, NHS services, support for healthy living and prompt clinical advice, Ask Your Pharmacist!