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Our Chief Executive, Duncan Rudkin, has written to pharmacist pre-registration trainees and tutors to give them an update on our ongoing work on provisional registration and the registration assessments.
Due to essential maintenance, myGPhCpharmacy will not be available all day today (22 April 2020). Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
The Council of the GPhC will be meeting on 23 April
We have signed a joint statement with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society about NHS volunteers in England supporting pharmacy teams with key tasks including delivering medicines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our contact centre will be open from 9:30- 17:00 on Good Friday and Easter Monday, but will be closed as usual on Saturday and Sunday.
The GPhC is supporting a new ethical decision-making framework to support pharmacists and pharmacy teams faced with making difficult decisions linked to the exceptional impact of Covid19.
Our Chief Executive and the President of the Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK (APTUK) have written a joint letter to pre-registration trainee pharmacy technicians and educational supervisors about the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on training.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, our inspectors have been providing support to registered pharmacies and discussing their plans and arrangements. Through their work, the inspectors have identified examples of good and excellent practice by pharmacies in response to the challenges and issues they are facing at this time.
We have signed a joint statement on the importance of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, alongside the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK, Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland and Pharmacy Forum NI.
Our Chief Executive has today written to the Company Chemists Association, National Pharmacy Association and the Association of Independent Multiple Pharmacies. The letter follows our previous joint statement with the PSNI on our regulatory approach in challenging circumstances, including the current COVID-19 pandemic.