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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.


Provisionally-registered pharmacists and pharmacy owners thanked ahead of closure of provisional register

18 January 2022
A total number of 4,799 provisionally-registered pharmacists have been on the provisional register since it opened in July 2020. The General Pharmaceutical Council wishes to thank them, as well as their employers, for working together to support NHS services and provide patient care when it was most needed.

GPhC appoints new supplier for common registration assessment sittings

12 January 2022
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has today confirmed that it will be working with a new provider, BTL Group Ltd, to run the common registration assessment sittings it holds jointly with the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI).

Thank you message to pharmacy staff

22 December 2021
We’d like to say thank you to pharmacy teams and owners and recognise all their hard work at this particularly challenging time.

Revalidation requirements until May 2022

22 December 2021
Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians due to submit their revalidation records on or before 31 May 2022, will only need to submit a reflective account when they renew their registration.