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The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has asked the General Pharmaceutical Council and the other relevant health professional regulators to keep our temporary registers for a further two years.
The new guidance supports changes to the entry requirements for independent prescribing training, which enables pharmacists to begin a course when they have the relevant experience and awareness
We have published a statement on the issue of temporary closures of community pharmacies
Our Contact Centre will closed on Monday 19 September 2022, the date of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's State Funeral.  
It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the death of Her Majesty the Queen
The Council of the GPhC will be meeting on Thursday 8 September from 13:00
We have now published our annual report 2021/22, which summarises our work during the past year.
The General Pharmaceutical Council has written to pharmacists and owners of pharmacies with the voluntary internet pharmacy logo, amid ongoing patient safety concerns affecting the online sector.
We are the regulator for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and registered pharmacies in Great Britain.
A total of 2,697 candidates sat the registration assessment in four countries on 29 June, with 2,147 candidates passing the assessment: an overall pass rate of 80%.