We regulate pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacies in Great Britain.  We work to assure and improve standards of care for people using pharmacy services.


New standards for the initial education and training of pharmacists introduced

19 January 2021
The implementation of these standards will transform the education and training of pharmacists for a generation, so they are able to play a much greater role in providing clinical care to patients and the public from their first day on the register, including through prescribing medicines.

Essential maintenance to some of our websites on 21 and 22 January

18 January 2021
Our myGPhCpharmacy.org website and the Registers search on our main website (pharmacyregulation.org) will be unavailable on Thursday 21 and Friday 22 January due to essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Joint statement from Chief Executives of statutory regulators of health and social care professionals - January 2021

13 January 2021
When the pandemic began last year, we as professional regulators across the UK, set out how we would carry out our roles during this time. We would like to set out our approach again in the following joint statement, which re-iterates the principles we said we would rely upon, and will continue to rely upon as the pandemic continues.

Registration assessment: "essential step towards full registration"

8 January 2021
The GPhC has responded to questions from candidates and stakeholders on the registration assessment, following the introduction of national lockdowns.

New standards for initial education and training of pharmacists approved

11 December 2020
The GPhC Council has approved new standards for the initial education and training of pharmacists.

COVID-19 vaccination programme: key information

9 December 2020
We have published key information for pharmacy professionals, pharmacy owners and patients and the public about the COVID-19 vaccination programme.