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New guidance has been developed to help pharmacists and pharmacy technicians navigate complex issues relating to raising concerns, consent, confidentiality and maintaining clear sexual boundaries.
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has launched a consultation on major changes to the way in which registered pharmacies across Great Britain are regulated.
The GPhC has successfully brought a prosecution against a pharmacist for practising whilst suspended from the register. This is the first time the GPhC has brought such a prosecution against a pharmacist for this offence.
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has welcomed the progress made in dealing with concerns about the risk of prosecution when an inadvertent dispensing error is made.
The GPhC is delighted to announce the completion of the initial processing of those applications for registration by pharmacy technicians which were submitted by 1 July. We had expected 16,000 applications but the figure is closer to 20,500.
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It has come to our attention that a bogus caller is ringing pharmacies requesting confirmation of ACT/pharmacy technician details.
Scottish parliamentary reception highlights the role of the GPhC.
We have a new prosecutions policy which reinforces our proportionate approach, with prosecutions set to be few and targeted.
GPhC and PSNI agree to collaborate by signing a memorandum of understanding.