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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.


Foundation training year 2021/22

25 March 2021
The foundation training year will replace the current pre-registration training year from July 2021. These changes are part of the implementation of the new standards for the initial education and training of pharmacists we published in January 2021.

Government consultation “a real opportunity” to improve health professional regulation for patients

25 March 2021
Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the GPhC, comments on the Department of Health and Social Care's public consultation "Regulating healthcare professionals, protecting the public."

GPhC to evaluate the impact of COVID-19 on provisionally-registered pharmacists and pre-registration trainees

24 March 2021
The General Pharmaceutical Council has commissioned Keele University to research the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on provisionally-registered pharmacists and pre-registration trainees

Revalidation requirements from May 2021

3 March 2021
Registrants due to submit their revalidation records between 1 May – 30 November 2021 will only need to submit a reflective account when they renew their registration.