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GPhC responds to release of Achieving Excellence in Pharmaceutical Care

21 August 2017
The Scottish Government today published its strategy for pharmacy in Scotland called Achieving Excellence in Pharmaceutical Care: A Strategy for Scotland. Responding to the publication, Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the GPhC, said...

Regulators publish joint statement on conflicts of interest

8 August 2017
The General Pharmaceutical Council and the other eight regulators of health and care professionals have signed a joint statement, which sets out what is expected of all healthcare professionals in relation to avoiding, declaring and managing conflicts of interest across all healthcare settings.

Results from June registration assessment announced

27 July 2017
We are pleased to announce the names of the 2208 pre-registration trainee pharmacists who passed their registration assessment in June.

We are consulting on guidance to ensure a safe and effective pharmacy team

20 July 2017
The General Pharmaceutical Council has launched a consultation on new guidance for pharmacy owners which outlines what they are expected to do to ensure everyone in the pharmacy team can provide safe and effective services to patients and the public.

GPhC council meeting on 6 July

3 July 2017
Our next council meeting takes place on Thursday 6 July

Our 2016-17 annual report is now available

27 June 2017
See how we've done in our 2016-17 annual report

Watch our revalidation for pharmacy professionals webinar

28 June 2017
Watch our webinar presentation on Revalidation for pharmacy professionals to find out more about our proposals.

GPhC Council approves guidance on religion, personal values and beliefs

22 June 2017
We have published new guidance to help pharmacy professionals when their religion, personal values or beliefs might impact on their willingness to provide certain services.

New standards for pharmacy professionals come into effect

12 May 2017
All pharmacy professionals in Great Britain will have to meet new standards for pharmacy professionals, which came into effect today (12 May). The nine standards describe how safe and effective care is delivered through person-centred professionalism, and replace the standards of conduct, ethics and performance.