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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

Changes introduced to education and training of pharmacy support staff

6 December 2019
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The Council of the GPhC agrees new education and training requirements and learning outcomes for all pharmacy support roles

GPhC survey of registered pharmacy professionals shows picture of pharmacy workforce today

6 December 2019
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The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has published the findings of its second major survey, which asked pharmacists and pharmacy technicians about their roles and responsibilities, work settings, employment and practice and future work plans.

GPhC and PSNI to introduce a common registration examination for pharmacists in Great Britain and Northern Ireland

5 December 2019
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The Councils of the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI) have agreed to introduce a common registration examination for pharmacists in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Council meeting on 5 December

4 December 2019
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The Council of the GPhC will be meeting on 5 December

GPhC launches new guidance for pharmacist prescribers

29 November 2019
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The Council of the GPhC has approved new guidance for pharmacist prescribers to ensure that they provide safe and effective care when prescribing.

GPhC welcomes audit on valproate medicines safety in community pharmacy

29 November 2019
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GPhC gives statement about The Company Chemists' Association (CCA) audit on valproate medicine safety in community pharmacy.

GPhC welcomes new Director for Wales

11 November 2019
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The General Pharmaceutical Council has appointed Liam Anstey as the new Director for Wales.

Principles for good practice issued to protect patients online

8 November 2019
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Healthcare organisations including regulators, royal colleges and faculties, are today (8 November) issuing a set of principles to help protect patient safety and welfare when accessing potentially-harmful medication online or over the phone.

Managing fitness to practise concerns in education and training: have your say

5 November 2019
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We want to hear your views on the changes we are proposing to make to our guidance on managing fitness to practise concerns in education and training. We have updated our guidance so that it can be used by all providers of education and training.