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ask your pharmacist week 2015250August 3 2015

The National Pharmacy Association has confirmed that this year’s Ask Your Pharmacist week will be November 9-15. It is inviting NPA members and other pharmacy stakeholders who wish to get involved to contact the NPA’s head of communication Stephen Fishwick for more information.

“AYP Week provides a platform for pharmacy public awareness activities across the UK. It also serves as a prompt for conversations with key stakeholders at a local level about community pharmacy services,” says the NPA.

Activities in previous AYP Weeks have included:

  • LPCs organising exhibitions in town halls, shopping centres and sports venues;
  • NHS bodies using social media and local newspapers to signpost people to community pharmacy as the first port of call for common ailments;
  • pharmacies inviting local politicians to visit for a health check and to learn more about the services on offer through pharmacies.

Window posters and associated display materials are expected to be available for download from the NPA website.

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Ask Your Pharmacist Week 2015  

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