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  • Letter to trade associations on emergency situations
    Our Chief Executive has today written to the Company Chemists Association, National Pharmacy Association and the Association of Independent Multiple Pharmacies. The letter follows our previous joint statement with the PSNI on our regulatory approach in challenging circumstances, including the current COVID-19 pandemic. Read the full letter [PDF 189 KB]  
  • Over 6000 former pharmacy professionals given temporary registration for COVID-19 emergency
    The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has today given temporary registration to 3332 pharmacists and 2909 pharmacy technicians who had left the register. This enables them to return to work during the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.  The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has asked the GPhC to use its emergency powers in order […]
  • Pre-registration training in 2020: joint statement from the GPhC and PSNI
    “Yesterday (25 March) we brought together representatives from student and trainee representative bodies, universities, employers, education and training bodies and others from across the UK to discuss the key issues in relation to pre-registration training during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Update on pre-registration training and the registration assessment
    Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the GPhC, said: “We know that pre-registration trainees are working extremely hard in very challenging circumstances to help the pharmacy team and patients and the public. We would like to thank everyone for their significant contribution. 
  • Statement: Pharmacy closures during the Covid-19 pandemic
    Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the General Pharmaceutical Council, said: “Pharmacies and pharmacy professionals are working on the frontline, under significant pressure, to support the public and patients during the Covid-19 pandemic. 
  • Postponement of 2020 revalidation submissions
    Due to the challenges and pressures on the pharmacy sector at this time, and the increasing number of cases of COVID-19, we have decided to postpone the revalidation submission date for those registrants who are due to submit between 20 March and 31 August 2020 (inclusive). 
  • COVID-19 pandemic
    For updates related to the coronavirus pandemic, including GPhC statements and questions and answers, please see our dedicated COVID-19 information page.   

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