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


Contact centre update

11 August 2020
Our phone lines will be closed this afternoon (11 August) and will reopen tomorrow (12 August) morning at 9:30 am.

Update: reforms to initial education and training of pharmacists

28 July 2020
The UK Chief Pharmaceutical Officers, the General Pharmaceutical Council and the Pharmaceutical Society NI have written a joint letter to provide an update on the major reforms to the initial education and training of pharmacists that are being taken forward across the United Kingdom.

Registration fees for pharmacy premises to increase from April 2021

23 July 2020
The General Pharmaceutical Council announces revised fee structure for registered pharmacy premises with effect from 1 April 2021

GPhC position on COVID-19 rapid antibody tests

21 July 2020
Our Chief Executive and Registrar Duncan Rudkin has written to pharmacy owners and superintendent pharmacists via email to highlight our position concerning the provision and sale of COVID-19 rapid antibody tests from community pharmacies.

GPhC publishes annual report for 2019/20

17 July 2020
Our annual report for 1 April 2019 – 31 March 2020 is now available and sets out our achievements over the past year.