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The GPhC in conjunction with seven other healthcare professional regulators has published its annual report on whistleblowing disclosures.
The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care (PSA) has found that the GPhC met 17 out of 18 of its Standards of Good Regulation during 2022/23
The UK Government has asked the General Pharmaceutical Council and other relevant health professional regulators to close our temporary registers on 31 March 2024.
The Council of the GPhC will be meeting on Thursday 14 September. Please contact our Council secretary by 4pm on Wednesday 13 September 2023, if you would like to attend the meeting. 
The consultation on our proposal to increase GPhC fees has now closed and we are in the process of reviewing all the responses received. Thank you to everyone who contributed their views and feedback.
On Wednesday 13 of September 2023 6.30pm to 7.30pm, we will be hosting an online open evening for those interested in finding out more regarding multiple vacant roles available on two of our statutory committees: Fitness to Practise Committee (FtPC) and Investigating Committee (IC).
The Customer Contact Centre will close at 3.00 today, for staff training. We will be open as usual tomorrow.
A total of 2,805 candidates sat the registration assessment on 27 June, with 2,150 candidates passing the assessment: an overall pass rate of 77%
We are concerned to hear that people with Type 2 diabetes are experiencing problems accessing GLP-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs). We know that these are being widely prescribed for weight loss purposes and in some cases prescribed off-label.
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is recruiting to a new executive role of Chief Pharmacy Officer within the regulator.