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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.

Updates

Joint statement from Chief Executives of statutory regulators of health and social care professionals - January 2021

13 January 2021
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When the pandemic began last year, we as professional regulators across the UK, set out how we would carry out our roles during this time. We would like to set out our approach again in the following joint statement, which re-iterates the principles we said we would rely upon, and will continue to rely upon as the pandemic continues.

Registration assessment: "essential step towards full registration"

8 January 2021
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The GPhC has responded to questions from candidates and stakeholders on the registration assessment, following the introduction of national lockdowns.

New standards for initial education and training of pharmacists approved

11 December 2020
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The GPhC Council has approved new standards for the initial education and training of pharmacists.

COVID-19 vaccination programme: key information

9 December 2020
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We have published key information for pharmacy professionals, pharmacy owners and patients and the public about the COVID-19 vaccination programme.

Understanding COVID-19 outcomes for ethnic minority healthcare workers

7 December 2020
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The General Pharmaceutical Council and other healthcare regulators are encouraging health professionals to take part in an urgent public health study, backed by the UK Government, to help understand why people from certain ethnic minorities are more likely to have severe COVID-19.