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Research

We are committed to using research evidence, where available, to help ensure efficient, effective regulation. It is a powerful tool that can be used for future planning and to identify where resources are most needed.

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We regularly receive requests from students, academic researchers and other third parties for access to contact details of pharmacy professionals on our registers. We will occasionally facilitate research studies or other projects which involve us contacting registrants on your behalf. Requests will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Register analyses

GPhC register analysis 2011 (pharmacists) 
An analysis of the pharmacist part of the register comparing 2010 with 2011. The analysis was undertaken by the Centre for Pharmacy Workforce Studies, School of Pharmacy, University of Manchester on behalf of the GPhC. 

GPhC register analysis (pharmacy technician) 2012 - [PDF 481 KB]
The first baseline analysis of the mandatory pharmacy technician part of the register.  The analysis was undertaken by the Centre for Pharmacy Workforce Studies, School of Pharmacy, University of Manchester on behalf of the GPhC. 

Education research

We commission research and other studies in pharmacy education. Research includes: