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We have published key information for pharmacy professionals, pharmacy owners and patients and the public about the COVID-19 vaccination programme.
The General Pharmaceutical Council and other healthcare regulators are encouraging health professionals to take part in an urgent public health study, backed by the UK Government, to help understand why people from certain ethnic minorities are more likely to have severe COVID-19.
The Council of the GPhC will be meeting on Thursday 10 December from 10:00 to 12:00.
We have confirmed to candidates that there will be two separate sittings of the online registration assessment – on 17 and 18 March 2021, respectively.
The GPhC has published a report which brings together the findings of two surveys of provisionally-registered pharmacists.
We have signed a joint letter with the UK Chief Pharmaceutical Officers and the PSNI, which thanks everyone working in pharmacy for their remarkable work to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the lives of our fellow citizens and their tireless efforts to support patients. 
We have published Q&A about how pharmacy professionals and pharmacy owners may be affected by the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020.
We have updated our Q&A about supplying different types of COVID-19 tests from pharmacies in Great Britain.
The GPhC Council has agreed the overall direction of the review of the standards for initial education and training of pharmacists and the next steps to finalise and implement the standards.
The Council of the GPhC will be meeting on Thursday 12 November from 10:00 to 13:00.