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Dr Keith Ridge CBE retires this week after 16 years as the Chief Pharmaceutical Officer for England.
Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the General Pharmaceutical Council, has responded to the Government announcement that it will consult on removing vaccination as a condition of deployment for health and social care staff.
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI) brought together key stakeholders on 27 January 2022, to discuss establishing a formal group focused on the assurance of post-registration practice of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
Due to essential maintenance work, MyGPhC will be unavailable today, 27 January, between 08:00-10:00.
Our reporting a concern form will be unavailable today (19 January) from 12:00-13:30, while we are making some improvements.
A total number of 4,799 provisionally-registered pharmacists have been on the provisional register since it opened in July 2020. The General Pharmaceutical Council wishes to thank them, as well as their employers, for working together to support NHS services and provide patient care when it was most needed.
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has today confirmed that it will be working with a new provider, BTL Group Ltd, to run the common registration assessment sittings it holds jointly with the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI).
We’d like to say thank you to pharmacy teams and owners and recognise all their hard work at this particularly challenging time.
Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians due to submit their revalidation records on or before 31 May 2022, will only need to submit a reflective account when they renew their registration.
The GPhC has announced a pass rate of 61% for those sitting the November 2021 registration assessment.