Campaigning resources

Campaigning resources

On this page you can find all the guidance and resources created to help support community pharmacy campaigning activities; it will be updated regularly so please check back again soon.

For information on the community pharmacy winter campaigning day being held on November 21st 2017, please visit the winter campaign page at: psnc.org.uk/wintercampaign

Flyers and infographics

Community Pharmacy: Did you know…?
This flyer was used by PSNC whilst meeting with target politicians and other key stakeholders at the 2017 political party conferences and has been shared so that LPCs and pharmacy teams can use it during MP visits. To print this flyer as a booklet, first save the file onto your computer then when you print, select the “Booklet” option under the settings.

Community pharmacy NHS Flu Vaccination Service 2016/17: The patient verdict
Results from the patient questionnaire for the Flu Vaccination Service in 2016/17 have shown that the community pharmacy service was highly valued by patients last year. This infographic summarises the main results of the patient questionnaire.

Protecting local health services: using community pharmacy (and references)
Briefing originally intended for Parliamentary Candidates, however it could still be used to provide information for new and returning MPs. It details alternative ways that community pharmacy could save the NHS money, the current funding situation and the potential for pharmacy teams to do more. A references document provides more detail for those who are interested in the research behind the statistics.

Community Pharmacy Forward View infographic flyer (and references)
This flyer describes how implementing the Community Pharmacy Forward View (CPFV) can help the NHS to cope with the pressures it is currently facing.

Value of pharmacy infographic (and references)
This one-page infographic has been developed to help get across the key findings from the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report on the value of pharmacy in a more easily digestible way.

Support Your Local Pharmacy flyer
This flyer highlights the value that community pharmacies can bring to their local communities and provides information on ways local politicians can help support their work.

Community Pharmacy Value flyer
This flyer highlights the value of community pharmacy. To print this flyer as a booklet, first save the file onto your computer then when you print, select the “Booklet” option under the settings.

Social media

Party Conference 2017 tweet templates
These tweets below have been designed to help LPCs and community pharmacy contractors engage local politicians during the party conference season.

PwC tweet templates
Templates for LPCs to use on Twitter to highlight the findings of the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report on the value of pharmacy.

Election 2017 tweets
A collection of possible tweets for use throughout the election period. Most are still applicable to tweet to new and returning MPs.

Pledge poster
A poster for MPs to have a photo with when visiting a pharmacy. Tweet the photo from your pharmacy account using the hashtag #pharmacy17 and linking to the MP’s account (use the ‘@’ function), or you could ask them to tweet it directly.

Guidance

PSNC Briefing 048/17: Hosting a pharmacy visit for your local MP
This PSNC Briefing provides guidance to help LPCs to organise successful visits to community pharmacies for local Members of Parliament.

Letter to MPs – LPC template
A template letter to help LPCs write to the MPs elected in their area (both new and returning).



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