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Registration assessment June 2022 - all you need to know

See our new standards for the initial education and training of pharmacists


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 GPhC resources on duty of candour highlight importance of openness when things go wrong

22 June 2022
New resources have been published for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to help them fulfil the duty of candour - the professional responsibility to be open and honest with patients when something goes wrong

RPS and GPhC issue joint statement on professional and regulatory standards

14 June 2022
RPS and the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) have today published an updated joint statement highlighting the importance of regulatory and professional standards and guidance to ensure patient-centred, safe and effective care.

GPhC responds to government legislation allowing more health professionals to issue fit notes

10 June 2022
The government has confirmed that legislation is expected to be laid in parliament today [Friday 10 June] to allow more healthcare professionals, including pharmacists, across England, Scotland and Wales to certify fit notes for patients.

GPhC Council agrees a permanent rule change to allow the continuation of remote hearings

12 May 2022
The decision comes after a 12-week consultation asking for feedback on hearings being held remotely

GPhC Council agrees changes to the requirements for entry to independent prescribing courses

12 May 2022
The changes will allow pharmacists to begin an independent prescriber course when they have the relevant experience and awareness.

New standards for the reflective account from October 2022

3 May 2022
Full revalidation requirements for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are being reinstated from 1 October 2022