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GPhC’s Fitness to Practise Committee Determinations – 11 April 2014

11 April 2014
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The following determinations (outcomes) have been handed down by the General Pharmaceutical Council’s Fitness to Practise Committee this week.

Our corporate plan 2014-2015

11 April 2014
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Our Corporate Plan 2014-15 is a companion document for our Strategic Plan 2014 - 2017. It is the first of three that will eventually align the work of the GPhC with its strategic themes for 2014-2017.

Regulate March 2014

8 April 2014
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Read the latest copy of Regulate

Council meeting on Thursday 10 April

7 April 2014
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The next meeting of the GPhC Council will take place on Thursday 10 April 2014 at the GPhC’s offices at 129 Lambeth Road, London, SE1 7BT.

GPhC’s Fitness to Practise Committee Determinations – 4 April 2014

4 April 2014
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The following determinations (outcomes) have been handed down by the General Pharmaceutical Council’s Fitness to Practise Committee this week.

The MyGPhC website will be unavailable on Monday

4 April 2014
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The MyGPhC website will be unavailable due to essential maintenance between approximately 11am and 5pm on Monday 7 April 2014. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

First major survey of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians reveals picture of pharmacy today

3 April 2014
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We have published the findings of its first major survey about the day-to-day roles and responsibilities of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

GPhC responds to Law Commission report and draft Bill on the Regulation of Health Professionals

2 April 2014
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Responding to the publication of the Law Commission report and draft Bill on the Regulation of Health Professionals, Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the General Pharmaceutical Council, said: “We strongly support the aims of the Law Commission’s review of the legislative framework for the health professional regulators...

GPhC’s Fitness to Practise Committee Determinations – 28 March 2014

28 March 2014
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The following determinations (outcomes) have been handed down by the General Pharmaceutical Council’s Fitness to Practise Committee this week.

CPD UpToDate.org website experiencing technical difficulties

25 March 2014
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The CPD recording website UpToDate.org is currently unavailable due to technical difficulties. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. If your deadline is today please read more.

Deadline approaching to receive applications for adjustments for the summer 2014 assessment

21 March 2014
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The deadline to apply for reasonable adjustments for the summer 2014 registration assessment is Thursday 3 April 2014.

New accommodation agreed for GPhC

20 March 2014
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The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), the independent pharmacy regulator for Great Britain, has exchanged contracts to take 38,500 sq ft on the 26th floor and part 25th floor at 25 Canada Square, at a competitive rent in a rising market. The quoting rent was £35.00 per sq ft.

Fitness to Practise Committee Determinations – 14 March 2014

14 March 2014
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The following determinations (outcomes) have been handed down by the General Pharmaceutical Council’s Fitness to Practise Committee this week.

GPhC’s Fitness to Practise Committee Determination - 28 February 2014

28 February 2014
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The following determination (outcome) has been handed down by the General Pharmaceutical Council’s Fitness to Practise Committee this week.

GPhC’s Fitness to Practise Committee Determinations - 21 February 2014

21 February 2014
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The following determinations (outcome) have been handed down by the General Pharmaceutical Council’s Fitness to Practise Committee this week.

GPhC outlines position on sale of e-cigarettes in registered pharmacies

19 February 2014
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Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the General Pharmaceutical Council, said: “The health, safety and well-being of patients must be the first concern for pharmacy owners and superintendents when deciding which products and services to supply in a pharmacy, and for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians when giving advice and information to patients.

UK storms: Putting patients first

14 February 2014
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The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) recognises that extreme weather conditions across the UK are presenting major challenges for all those affected, including community pharmacies providing vital services to patients.

GPhC’s Fitness to Practise Committee Determination - 14 February 2014

14 February 2014
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The following determination (outcome) has been handed down by the General Pharmaceutical Council’s Fitness to Practise Committee this week.

GPhC’s Fitness to Practise Committee Determination – 7 February 2014

7 February 2014
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The following determination (outcome) has been handed down by the General Pharmaceutical Council’s Fitness to Practise Committee this week.

New members appointed to pharmacy regulator’s governing Council

4 February 2014
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The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has announced the appointment of five members to its governing Council. The 14-member Council sets the strategic direction and objectives for the organisation and checks that the organisation is meeting these objectives.

Council meeting on Thursday 6 February

3 February 2014
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The next meeting of the GPhC Council will take place on Thursday 6 February 2014 at the GPhC’s offices at 129 Lambeth Road, London, SE1 7BT.

All pre-registration tutors asked to follow new guidance

30 January 2014
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New guidance has been produced by the GPhC to help those who tutor pre-registration trainee pharmacists and pre-registration trainee pharmacy technicians to fulfil their roles and provide appropriate support and supervision to their trainees.

GPhC seeks views on draft guidance on preparing unlicensed medicines

28 January 2014
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New draft guidance proposes the steps pharmacy owners and superintendent pharmacists should take to make sure that unlicensed medicines prepared in the pharmacy are of the appropriate level of quality and safety, in order to protect patients.