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New research sheds light on pharmacy technician training experience

26 February 2015
The GPhC has published a report that looks at the quality of the education and training of pharmacy technician in England, Scotland and Wales. The report produced by the Centre for Pharmacy Workforce Issues at the University of Manchester, represents the first comprehensive study into the quality of pharmacy technician education and training since it became a fully regulated profession in 2010.

GPhC publishes update paper on pharmacy regulation

23 February 2015
The GPhC has today published an important update paper, Modernising Pharmacy Regulation: from prototype to implementation, which provides an update on our new model for regulation of pharmacies including our prototype inspection model.

GPhC seeks views on hearings and sanctions guidance consultation

17 February 2015
The GPhC has launched a consultation on its draft hearings and sanctions guidance. This guidance includes information on fitness to practise (FtP) proceedings for anybody who is interested or involved in a hearing. It also includes guidance for committee members on what issues or factors they must consider before deciding what sanction to apply.

GPhC welcomes DH consultation on pharmacy-related draft Orders

12 February 2015
The GPhC has welcomed a consultation by the Department of Health on two important proposals that will enable it to put on a statutory footing the publication of our inspection reports and move forwards on implementing a new way of regulating registered pharmacies.

GPhC launches fees consultation

6 February 2015
The GPhC’s governing council has agreed to consult on proposed fee levels for 2016.

Planned maintenance and service downtime

4 February 2015
We have been working hard to improve the way in which we manage registrant information. Unfortunately, while this work is ongoing some of our services will be unavailable for a short time in the next few weeks.