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a stay well campaign posterMarch 12 2018

Community pharmacies are being encouraged to promote the ‘Stay Well Pharmacy’ campaign message through social media.

PSNC has flagged up NHS England’s second wave of the public awareness campaign to promote community pharmacy as a source of advice and treatment for winter ailments, helping reduce GP and emergency department demand.

Giving an update on the campaign, PSNC said 12,000 toolkits have now been delivered to 12,000 pharmacies, 7,500 GP practices and 7,600 dental practices.

In addition: “Social media activity has so far provided 6.6 million opportunities for the target audience to see a post on Facebook, with 18,000 clicking the links included on the posts. Furthermore, 1.1 million have viewed at least 3 seconds of the TV advert video shared online and 230,000 have viewed the video in full.”

PSNC says that new materials have been added to Public Health England’s Campaign Resource Centre, and are focused on the digital side of the campaign. There is a social media pack and banners are available for use on websites. It also gives links to campaign assets which are “quick and easy to share/post/retweet” on social media.

Links:
PSNC announcement   
PHE Campaign Resource Centre ‘Stay Well Pharmacy’   

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