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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

Safety features Delegated Regulation under the Falsified Medicines Directive: Joint statement from the MHRA and GPhC

17 January 2019
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Roles of the regulators as FMD legislation comes into force

More data on June 2018 registration assessment performance

14 January 2019
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We have released more data about the performance of candidates in the June 2018 registration assessment

GPhC launches consultation on initial education and training standards for pharmacists

9 January 2019
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The GPhC has launched a landmark consultation proposing significant changes to the initial education and training of pharmacists.

Recognition of professional qualifications in the event of a no-deal Brexit

21 December 2018
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The Department of Health and Social Care has laid the Health and Care Professions (Qualifications and Entitlements) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 in Parliament

Memorandum of Understanding agreed between the General Pharmaceutical Council and the Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners

14 December 2018
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The Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) and the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) have agreed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that sets out a framework for cooperation.

GPhC Council agrees revised education and training standards for pharmacist independent prescribers

11 December 2018
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At the meeting on 6 December the GPhC Council have agreed the revised education and training standards for pharmacist independent prescribers