The General Pharmaceutical Council has appointed Dr Mat Smith as the new Chair of the Board of Assessors.
GPhC welcomes the decision by the MHRA to reclassify codeine linctus to a prescription-only medicine
We have sent an email reminder to those who employ pharmacy professionals of the importance of checking both registration and identity.
The Council of the GPhC will be meeting on Thursday 22 February 2024.
The Privy Council has appointed five new members to join our governing Council
The contact centre will be closed on the morning of Thursday 8 February for training purposes and will reopen again at 12pm on the same day. During this time please email any enquiries to
As community pharmacies offer a wider range of services, the GPhC has written to pharmacy owners and superintendents to highlight key aspects of the relevant standards in helping to ensure services are provided safely.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have published new valproate safety and educational materials to support the implementation of new regulatory measures.
The new draft standards set out the professional responsibilities and describe the knowledge, conduct, and performance required by a Chief Pharmacist (or equivalent) to support their organisation and its staff to deliver safe and effective pharmacy services.
The contact centre will close on Thursday 18 January at 1,45 pm for training purposes; and will reopen again at 9.30am on Friday 19 January. During this time please email any enquiries to