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We regulate pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacies in Great Britain.  We work to assure and improve standards of care for people using pharmacy services.


Revalidation requirements from December 2021

4 October 2021
Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians due to submit their revalidation records from December 2021 to February 2022 will only need to submit a reflective account when they renew their registration.

GPhC launches consultation on changes to requirements for training as a pharmacist independent prescriber

28 September 2021
The General Pharmaceutical Council is consulting on changes which will enable more pharmacists to begin their independent prescriber training

Healthcare regulators publish annual report on whistleblowing disclosures

27 September 2021
The GPhC in conjunction with seven other healthcare professional regulators has published its annual report on whistleblowing disclosures.

GPhC welcomes overprescribing report

23 September 2021
The Government has published a review into overprescribing led by the Chief Pharmaceutical Officer for England, Dr Keith Ridge.