GPhC has again demonstrated its risk-based and proportionate approach to regulation, by amending the list of pharmacy assistant qualifications to accommodate those previously working as pharmacy technicians with older qualifications.
The GPhC and BPSA met earlier this week in what was described as a “helpful and constructive” meeting. A range of topics were covered including the issues surrounding the June registration examinations and changes that will be made going foward.
Responding to the announcement today from the Department of Health on enhanced arrangements for language testing for doctors, the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) reiterated its view that all healthcare regulators should be given the right to test language competence at the point of registration.
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has dealt with over two thirds of the fitness to practise cases inherited from the previous regulator and is on track to dispose of all 589 legacy cases by September next year, the Council’s governing body has been told.