Support Your Local Pharmacy

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PSNC campaign information

L-R Richard Cook Kingsway Residents Association, Pharmacist Sian Williams, Boots Pharmacy Manager Rosie Seal, Councillor Dave Norman, MP Richard Graham, Pete Arthur Area Manager Boots

 Patient information

  1. Petition – download and encourage members of the public to sign this
  2. Order campaign cards – for staff and patients to send to MPs
  3. Download a window poster – and raise public awareness
  4. Template Press Column – NEW
  5. Write a personalised letter to your local MP
  6. Tell us your stories – on the profound benefits of pharmacies for patients and communities
  7. Complete a short survey – to evidence that pharmacy already does what the Government wants it to do
  8. Share the Support Your Local Pharmacy website to raise public awareness

Left to right: Chris Gifkins ,Chair of Glos Local Pharmaceutical Committee (LPC); Technician, Jackie Shearing; Pharmacist Mo Shaikh; MP Alex Chalk; Catherine Cookes; Pharmacist Shreya Hiremath

The national picture

PSNC information page re ‘Community Pharmacy in 2016/17 and beyond
In an open letter to PSNC, revealed at a meeting hosted by pharmacy minister Alistair Burt on 17th December 2015, the government announced that funding for community pharmacy in 2016/17 will be cut by £170m. The cut, from £2.8bn to £2.63bn, is a reduction of more than 6% in cash terms.

Further information on the Department of Health’s proposals

Parliamentary Debate on Community Pharmacy (Tuesday 23rd February at 2.30pm)