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GPhC council meeting on 7 September

5 September 2017
Our next council meeting takes place on Thursday 7 September

GPhC responds to launch of safer medicines initiative

5 September 2017
The GPhC issued the following statement in response to the announcement by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt regarding the launch of an initiative focused on reducing prescribing and medication errors.

GPhC responds to release of Achieving Excellence in Pharmaceutical Care

21 August 2017
The Scottish Government today published its strategy for pharmacy in Scotland called Achieving Excellence in Pharmaceutical Care: A Strategy for Scotland. Responding to the publication, Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the GPhC, said...

Regulators publish joint statement on conflicts of interest

8 August 2017
The General Pharmaceutical Council and the other eight regulators of health and care professionals have signed a joint statement, which sets out what is expected of all healthcare professionals in relation to avoiding, declaring and managing conflicts of interest across all healthcare settings.

Results from June registration assessment announced

27 July 2017
We are pleased to announce the names of the 2208 pre-registration trainee pharmacists who passed their registration assessment in June.