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The foundation training year will replace the current pre-registration training year from July 2021. These changes are part of the implementation of the new standards for the initial education and training of pharmacists we published in January 2021.
Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the GPhC, comments on the Department of Health and Social Care's public consultation "Regulating healthcare professionals, protecting the public."
The General Pharmaceutical Council has commissioned Keele University to research the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on provisionally-registered pharmacists and pre-registration trainees
Our contact centre will be closing at 1.30pm on Tuesday 23 March and will reopen Wednesday 24 March at 9.30am
First-ever online registration assessments have taken place
The General Pharmaceutical Council has revised its guidance on evidence of English language skills to include the Pharmacy Occupational English Language Test (OET) as evidence of English language competence.
On Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 March, our contact centre will be open 7.30am - 5pm.
We are now able to confirm the remaining registration assessment dates for 2021.
The General Pharmaceutical Council is consulting on how it sets fees for registered pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.  
The Council of the GPhC will be meeting on Thursday 11 March from 12:00