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Our response to Dispensing Errors Order laid before Parliament

14 November 2017
On Tuesday 14 November the Department of Health laid the Dispensing Errors (Registered Pharmacies) Order before Parliament.

GPhC council meeting on 9 November

8 November 2017
Our next council meeting takes place on Thursday 9 November.

Department of Health consultation is an opportunity for positive reform says GPhC

31 October 2017
The Department of Health has today launched a consultation on the regulatory reform of health professional regulation in which it asks questions on how to improve the protection of the public through more efficient, responsive and effective regulation.

Results from September registration assessment announced

27 October 2017
We are pleased to announce the names of the 481 pre-registration trainee pharmacists who passed their registration assessment in September.

Broad support for revalidation proposals highlighted in consultation report

16 October 2017
We have published a report which highlights that there was overall support for the proposals for revalidation for pharmacy professionals among respondents to a consultation we held earlier this year.

More data on June 2017 registration assessment performance

13 October 2017
We have released more data about the performance of candidates in the June 2017 registration assessment

GPhC launches new education and training standards for pharmacy technicians

3 October 2017
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is today launching new standards for the initial education and training (IET) of pharmacy technicians and announcing changes to the criteria for registration as a pharmacy technician.