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GPhC releases further data on the June 2015 registration assessment

9 October 2015
The GPhC has published additional data on the performance of candidates in the June 2015 registration assessment, including an anonymised list of results for each candidate

GPhC consults on English language requirements for all pharmacy professionals

24 September 2015
The GPhC is consulting on draft guidance relating to the evidence that pharmacists or pharmacy technicians will have to provide to demonstrate that they have the necessary knowledge of the English language to practise safely and effectively.

Surveys highlight differences in perceptions of training experience between pre-registration trainees and tutors

21 September 2015
The GPhC has published the findings from its first survey of pre-registration tutors, alongside the findings from the second year of its survey of pre-registration trainee pharmacists.

A joint effort is under way to develop a culture of openness in pharmacy

15 September 2015
Speaking at a summit jointly organised by NHS England and the Professional Standards Authority to look at the work going on to champion openness amongst health professionals, Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the GPhC said a joint effort was underway to develop a culture of openness in pharmacy.

GPhC sets out next steps to improve its CPD call and review process

11 September 2015
The GPhC is reminding all registrants of the continued requirement to undertake and record continuing professional development (CPD) activities as it sets out its next steps to improve the CPD call and review process.

GPhC starts recruitment for three new council members

9 September 2015
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has begun recruiting for three new council members, including one registered pharmacy professional and two ‘lay’ or non-health professional members.