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See our new standards for the initial education and training of pharmacists


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


Professional Standards Authority publishes GPhC performance review for 2021/22

30 September 2022
The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care (PSA) has found that the GPhC met 15 out of 18 of its Standards of Good Regulation during 2021/22

Healthcare regulators publish annual report on whistleblowing disclosures

28 September 2022
The GPhC in conjunction with seven other healthcare professional regulators has published its annual report on whistleblowing disclosures.

Temporary register to remain open until 2024

26 September 2022
The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has asked the General Pharmaceutical Council and the other relevant health professional regulators to keep our temporary registers for a further two years.

GPhC Council agrees new guidance for entry to independent prescribing courses

23 September 2022
The new guidance supports changes to the entry requirements for independent prescribing training, which enables pharmacists to begin a course when they have the relevant experience and awareness