17 May 2018
On Monday 16 April 2018 we welcomed the introduction of a UK-wide criminal defence against inadvertent dispensing errors.

The new law will remove the threat of criminal sanctions for pharmacists...

17 May 2018
We have launched a major consultation on how we plan to develop our approach to regulating registered pharmacies. In what is a significant step for the sector, the consultation includes proposals to...
17 May 2018

The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

For many of us, our...

15 February 2018
  Revalidation is a process which will help pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to keep their professional skills and knowledge up to date.  It will help to show how you provide the safe and...
15 February 2018
We have responded to the Department of Health and Social Care’s consultation Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation.

The consultation asks questions about how to improve the protection of...

15 February 2018
We have now published new threshold criteria which apply to all decisions from 1 February 2018 and are used to decide whether a fitness to practise case should be referred to the investigating...
15 February 2018
NHS England has called for more healthcare professionals who have received payments and benefits in kind from the pharmaceutical industry to declare them on an individual basis, through the...
13 December 2017
We know that pharmacy professionals are delivering safe and effective care every day through person-centred professionalism and that the majority of the 1 billion prescription items dispensed per...
13 December 2017
We know that pharmacy professionals are delivering safe and effective care every day through person-centred professionalism and that the majority of the 1 billion prescription items dispensed per...
13 December 2017

We will introduce revalidation for pharmacy professionals from 30 March 2018, after our governing council approved the framework for revalidation and agreed the timetable for its implementation. ...