Ask Your Pharmacist week 2018

27 Jun 2018

The National Pharmacy Association’s (NPA) next Ask Your Pharmacist week (AYP) will run from November 5th to 12th this year

The exact details of the UK-wide campaign are still to be announced but this year’s AYP will focus on patient safety. 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.

During previous AYP Weeks:

  • Local Pharmaceutical Committees have organised exhibitions in town halls, shopping centres and sports venues
  • NHS bodies have used social media and local newspapers to signpost people to community pharmacy as the first port of call for common ailments
  • Pharmacy students have conducted opinion surveys in shopping precincts
  • Pharmacies have invited local dignitaries and politicians to visit for a health check and to learn more about the valuable services on offer
  • NPA members have displayed window posters and associated materials, downloadable from the NPA website

More details will be shared soon. Meanwhile, any members wishing to get involved should contact press@npa.co.uk