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


Registration assessment update: online assessment dates confirmed

30 November 2020
We have confirmed to candidates that there will be two separate sittings of the online registration assessment – on 17 and 18 March 2021, respectively.

Full findings of surveys of provisionally-registered pharmacists published

28 November 2020
The GPhC has published a report which brings together the findings of two surveys of provisionally-registered pharmacists.

Supporting pharmacy professionals and teams through the second COVID-19 wave

27 November 2020
We have signed a joint letter with the UK Chief Pharmaceutical Officers and the PSNI, which thanks everyone working in pharmacy for their remarkable work to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the lives of our fellow citizens and their tireless efforts to support patients. 

Brexit: information for pharmacy professionals and pharmacy owners

27 November 2020
We have published Q&A about how pharmacy professionals and pharmacy owners may be affected by the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020.

Supply of tests for COVID-19 from pharmacies

16 November 2020
We have updated our Q&A about supplying different types of COVID-19 tests from pharmacies in Great Britain.

GPhC Council agrees next steps to finalise standards for initial education and training of pharmacists

13 November 2020
The GPhC Council has agreed the overall direction of the review of the standards for initial education and training of pharmacists and the next steps to finalise and implement the standards.

GPhC launches consultation on Fitness to Practise strategy

29 October 2020
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is consulting on ‘Managing concerns about pharmacy professionals: Our strategy for change’.