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The Council of the GPhC will be meeting on Thursday 22 February from 09:30 - 10:00.
Registration assessment candidates in countries with more than two hours’ time difference from the UK will now have the option to sit the March registration assessment remotely, subject to availability of places.
We have updated our position on supplying different types of COVID-19 tests from pharmacies in Great Britain.
We have responded to a letter from GenderGP about action we have taken in relation to two pharmacies working with GenderGP.
The Council of the GPhC will be meeting on Thursday 11 February from 10:00 to 13:00.
Frontline pharmacy workers are among the high priority groups identified by the JCVI for receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. This is because people working in frontline roles are at greater risk of exposure to COVID-19.
We have issued a joint letter with the UK Chief Pharmaceutical Officers and the PSNI thanking pharmacy colleagues for their ongoing work throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
The implementation of these standards will transform the education and training of pharmacists for a generation, so they are able to play a much greater role in providing clinical care to patients and the public from their first day on the register, including through prescribing medicines.
Our website and the Registers search on our main website ( will be unavailable today Friday 22 January due to essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
When the pandemic began last year, we as professional regulators across the UK, set out how we would carry out our roles during this time. We would like to set out our approach again in the following joint statement, which re-iterates the principles we said we would rely upon, and will continue to rely upon as the pandemic continues.