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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.


GPhC announces results for the July 2021 online registration assessment

9 September 2021
The GPhC has announced a pass rate of 82% for those sitting the July 2021 registration assessment.

Patient safety concerns relating to online prescribing services

11 August 2021
We are reminding pharmacy owners and pharmacy professionals that they need to make sure they meet our standards and follow our guidance for providing pharmacy services at a distance, including on the internet, whenever they provide online pharmacy services.

GPhC takes action against pharmacies in connection with codeine linctus

28 July 2021
Since July 2020 we have taken enforcement action against 36 pharmacy premises and a pharmacy professional following intelligence-led inspections or investigations relating to unusually high sales of codeine linctus.

Our new strategy for managing concerns about pharmacy professionals is now published

21 July 2021
We have now published Managing concerns about pharmacy professionals: our strategy for change - 2021-26 on our website.