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Upholding standards and public trust in pharmacy


Customer Contact Centre closing at 4pm on Friday 28 April

26 April 2017
Our Customer Contact Centre will be closing at 4pm instead of 5pm on Friday 28 April, and will also be closed on 1 May for the May Bank Holiday.

GPhC launches consultation on revalidation

24 April 2017
We have launched a consultation on proposals to introduce revalidation for pharmacy professionals. This is an important change to what pharmacists and pharmacy technicians must do each year to show that the trust in pharmacy professionals is well placed.

GPhC publishes Business plan for 2017-2020

13 April 2017
We have now published our business plan for 2017-2020.

High Court judgment confirms standards for pharmacy professionals are lawful

12 April 2017
The High Court has today handed down its judgment in relation to the PDA’s application for judicial review of the new standards for pharmacy professionals. The PDA’s application for permission to seek a judicial review in relation to the standards was refused.

Scam calls requesting bank details

11 April 2017
We have received a report from a pharmacy owner that they received a call from someone falsely claiming to be from the GPhC, who requested the pharmacy’s bank details.

GPhC Council agrees new wording in Standard 1 of new standards for pharmacy professionals following consultation on religion, personal values and beliefs

10 April 2017
Our Council, at its meeting on 6 April, approved the wording relating to personal values and beliefs in new standards for pharmacy professionals.

GPhC council meeting on 6 April

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

We announce two new council members

17 March 2017
We have announced the appointment of two new members to our governing council

GPhC to respond to judicial review of standards

15 March 2017
We have published a statement on the judicial review of our standards

GPhC council meeting on 16 March

15 March 2017
Our council meeting is taking place on Thursday 16 March.

Next steps in our consultation on religion, personal values and beliefs

14 March 2017
Thank you to everyone who participated in our consultation on religion, personal values and beliefs

New deputy chief executive appointed

9 March 2017
We have appointed Megan Forbes as its Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Operations.