Ask Your Pharmacist Week is the flagship annual public awareness campaign for community pharmacy across the UK. AYP Week this year is 31 October – 7 November.
Download your campaign materials now
This year the theme is ‘now at your local pharmacy’
We are highlighting the new NHS services that have been introduced in community pharmacy over the past 2-3 years and the recent evolution of pharmacy practice. Pharmacies and pharmacy stakeholders can access a suite of free-of-charge campaign materials on this page.
Social Media Cards (for you to download to use in conjunction with key local messages)
Getting the Best from Your Prescribed Medication (NMS videos)
Your local pharmacy can help. Don’t miss out on NHS support available conveniently and close to home, in your local pharmacy.
Why take part?
Build public understanding of, and support for, the role of community pharmacy in the NHS
Increase uptake of the NHS support available in pharmacies
Achieve positive publicity for your pharmacy and build your local networks
Reduce inappropriate use of GP and hospital services
Free of charge campaign materials
Invite local politicians to visit your pharmacy
Many pharmacies take the opportunity to invite their local MP/MSP/MS/MLA or councillors to visit their pharmacy during Ask Your Pharmacist Week. This helps brings local politicians up to speed on latest developments and can also get you free, positive publicity for your pharmacy.
To make this easy for you, here’s a template letter/email you can adapt and send: