14 April 2016
Last week we launched one of the most important consultations we’ve ever undertaken, on new standards for pharmacy professionals.    

You may be asking ‘why we are changing the standards?’ What...

14 April 2016
Last week we launched a major consultation on proposed new standards for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in Great Britain.   

We are proposing to reduce the number of standards from 57 to...

14 April 2016
We will be taking part in a series of events across Great Britain to seek feedback about the standards for pharmacy professionals.

We realise not everyone can join us in person for our engagement...

14 April 2016
We have recently been contacted by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) regarding ordering of specials from manufacturers of unlicensed medicines. 

MHRA has had reports...

14 April 2016
2 June 2016 Update - we have reached our quota for pilot volunteers and are no longer recruiting participants. We’re still looking for pharmacy professionals in some specific areas of practice to...
14 April 2016
An elderly patient died as result of swallowing his finasteride pill, taken directly from an MDS tray, while it was still in its original blister packaging. 

According to the coroner’s ‘prevention...

11 February 2016

We were recently contacted by a patient in England who takes Warfarin about what he believes to be an inconsistent approach towards the requirement for pharmacists to do independent checks when...

11 February 2016

Applications to join the 2016/17 pharmacist pre-registration scheme are now open for trainees – if you are planning to offer pharmacist pre-registration training for the coming training year, you...

11 February 2016

New learning resources from CPPE are designed to help the support staff in your pharmacy team develop and maintain the communication and consultation skills which are a key part of providing safe...

11 February 2016

Could you be one of 1000 volunteers from all roles and settings of pharmacy practice we are seeking to take part in a pilot of the proposed new requirements for continuing registration?

The...