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  • Supply of tests for COVID-19 from pharmacies
    We have updated our Q&A about supplying different types of COVID-19 tests from pharmacies in Great Britain.   The Q&A sets out our role and approach in relation to COVID-19 tests.   It explains why we do not regard it as appropriate for community pharmacy to be selling and recommending rapid COVID-19 antibody test kits […]
  • GPhC Council agrees next steps to finalise standards for initial education and training of pharmacists
    The GPhC Council has agreed the overall direction of the review of the standards for initial education and training of pharmacists and the next steps to finalise and implement the standards. At the November meeting, the Council reviewed the current draft of the standards [PDF 3.95 MB].
  • The Council of the GPhC will be meeting on 12 November
    The Council of the GPhC will be meeting on Thursday 12 November from 10:00 to 13:00. Please contact our Communications Team if you would like to join the meeting, which will be held via Zoom, by 16:00 on 11 November.  Download a copy of our Council meeting papers [PDF 3.55 MB]
  • GPhC confirms Pearson VUE as supplier for the 2021 registration assessment sittings
    The GPhC has today confirmed that it will be working with international assessment company Pearson VUE, the global leader in computer-based testing to hold registration assessment sittings online for the first time from 2021. 
  • Professional Standards Authority publishes GPhC performance review for 2019/20
    This is the GPhC’s first performance review against the PSA’s new Standards of Good Regulation, which were introduced in 2019. 
  • GPhC launches consultation on Fitness to Practise strategy
    The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is consulting on ‘Managing concerns about pharmacy professionals: Our strategy for change’. This newly developed strategy aims to give patients and the public better protection while being fair to pharmacy professionals. 
  • GPhC issues improvement notice for Clear Chemist
    The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has issued an improvement notice to Clear Chemist requiring it to take measures to rectify failures identified at an intelligence-led inspection. At the inspection on 5 October, GPhC inspectors identified that the pharmacy was not meeting some of the standards for registered pharmacies that provide the framework to ensure safe […]

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