We can confirm that 2,915 candidates sat the registration assessment on 27, 28 and 29 July, with the vast majority of these completing the sitting in Pearson test centres across the UK, and with 34 candidates sitting remotely in the UK and overseas using Pearson’s OnVUE system. 
Since July 2020 we have taken enforcement action against 36 pharmacy premises and a pharmacy professional following intelligence-led inspections or investigations relating to unusually high sales of codeine linctus.
During the registration assessment dates (27, 28 and 29 July) our contact centre will open from 7.30am till 5.00pm.
We have now published Managing concerns about pharmacy professionals: our strategy for change - 2021-26 on our website.