New standards for pharmacy professionalsStandards videoConsultation on revalidation for pharmacy professionalsRegistration renewal fees to remain at current levels

New standards for pharmacy professionals are now in effect - find out more

Watch our video on the new standards for pharmacy professionals which are now in effect

We are consulting on proposals to introduce revalidation for pharmacy professionals - find out more

Registration renewal fees to remain at current levels - find out more

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Upholding standards and public trust in pharmacy


GPhC Council approves guidance on religion, personal values and beliefs

22 June 2017
We have published new guidance to help pharmacy professionals when their religion, personal values or beliefs might impact on their willingness to provide certain services.

GPhC council meeting on 7 June

5 June 2017
Our next council meeting takes place on Wednesday 7 June

New standards for pharmacy professionals come into effect

12 May 2017
All pharmacy professionals in Great Britain will have to meet new standards for pharmacy professionals, which came into effect today (12 May). The nine standards describe how safe and effective care is delivered through person-centred professionalism, and replace the standards of conduct, ethics and performance.

Important information for superintendents

12 May 2017
We are aware that there has been an issue with incorrect names on recently sent superintendent letters.

GPhC appoints new Director

11 May 2017
The General Pharmaceutical Council has appointed Francesca Okosi as its new Director of Organisational Development and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

GPhC launches consultation on revalidation

24 April 2017
We have launched a consultation on proposals to introduce revalidation for pharmacy professionals. This is an important change to what pharmacists and pharmacy technicians must do each year to show that the trust in pharmacy professionals is well placed.