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It has been a busy few months as we have taken our proposals to modernise the regulation of registered pharmacies out to formal consultation, and have prepared our own response to the Law Commission’s review of regulation of healthcare professionals. Read more in our latest issue of Upda+e
The governing council of the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has approved the organisation’s response to the Law Commissions' consultation on the regulation of health care professionals.
Pre-registration trainees must apply for the registration assessment in June by 5pm on Friday 18 May 2012 at the latest. Candidates who miss this deadline will have to wait until the Autumn assessment as there is no longer an option to pay a late entry fee.
‘Modernising pharmacy regulation: A consultation on the draft standards for registered pharmacies’ - the largest consultation that we have undertaken since we were created as the independent regulator - closed on Monday 7 May.
Our response to new research investigating the causes of prescribing errors in general practice
The following determination (outcome) has been handed down by the General Pharmaceutical Council’s Fitness to Practise Committee.
From 23 April 2012 pharmacist independent prescribers can prescribe, administer and direct others to administer, any controlled drug in Schedule 2, 3, 4 and 5 for any medical condition, except cocaine, dipipanone and diamorphine for the treatment of addiction.
A new consultation asks for views on changes to some of the rules that set out how the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has to carry out its functions as a regulator.
New corporate plan sets out how we will achieve our objectives
Pre-registration scheme and the registration assessment entry fees reduced