Equality guidance for pharmacy professionals
This guidance sets out to support pharmacy owners and the wider pharmacy team in understanding and meeting the standards for registered pharmacies in ways that encourage equality of opportunity and respect for diversity.
Read the equality guidance for pharmacy professionals
Read the equality guidance for pharmacy professionals in Welsh
Guidance to ensure a safe and effective pharmacy team
This guidance sets out what pharmacy owners are expected to do to ensure a safe and effective pharmacy team and meet the standards set out under Principle 2 of the standards for registered pharmacies.
The standards under Principle 2 focus on making sure staff are empowered and competent to safeguard the health, safety and wellbeing of patients and the public.
This new guidance covers both registered and unregistered staff in registered pharmacies, including managers who may not be registered pharmacy professionals.
- Read the guidance to ensure a safe and effective pharmacy team
- Canllaw i sicrhau tîm fferyllol diogel ac effeithiol
Guidance for registered pharmacies providing pharmacy services at a distance, including on the internet
This guidance, which was updated in March 2022, explains what pharmacy owners should consider before deciding whether any parts of their pharmacy service can be provided safely and effectively at a distance (including on the internet).
- Read the guidance for registered pharmacies providing pharmacy services at a distance, including on the internet
- Canllawiau ar gyfer fferyllfeydd cofrestredig sy’n darparu gwasanaethau fferyllol o bell, yn cynnwys ar y rhyngrwyd
Read our FAQs about how to meet the guidance
Read our draft guidance note on selecting the appropriate mode of consultation when assessing a person’s needs
Guidance for registered pharmacies preparing unlicensed medicines
This guidance sets out what pharmacy owners should consider when a registered pharmacy prepares medicines, including the preparation of extemporaneously prepared methadone.