National and local lobbying

National and local lobbying

PSNC works to lobby a variety of stakeholders nationally, including Parliamentarians, key NHS organisations, charities and patient representatives, to ensure that they understand the role of community pharmacy and support the development of the sector. This work includes responding to consultations, meeting with key personnel, and supporting the work of the All Party Pharmacy Group.

More information on PSNC and Parliament

You can read our consultation responses on the Consultation Responses page of the website.

In addition to this, PSNC offers support to LPCs looking to lobby on local issues or engage with their local politicians. LPCs can access a range of resources, including a guide to hosting an MP visit, below, or contact the office if they need more specific advice.

PSNC Briefing 005/14: Local lobbying – a guide to organising a successful MP or Councillor visit to a pharmacy

Pharmacy Visit Guide – Key Messages

MP Visit feedback form

Also, PSNC has developed a range of materials for LPCs to use in their conversations with local commissioners about pharmacy services which can be found on this page.

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