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FtP concerns hit a record high for second quarter running

GPhC received record 765 complaints in last three months of 2019.

Common pre-reg exam across UK from 2021

GPhC and PSNI approve a common exam

GPhC cracks down on 12 online pharmacies

The General Pharmaceutical Council’s clampdown on rogue online pharmacies appears to be gathering pace.

GPhC taken to task for Fitness to Practise failings

The GPhC is taking steps to improve its handling of FtP cases after a Government arms-length body identified a number of concerns.

GPhC data points to net rise in pharmacy closures

Figures provided by the regulator suggest there may have been a net decrease of 166 community pharmacies last year.

Coroner raises concerns about repeat prescriptions

A coroner's report outlined concerns about pharmacists ordering repeat prescriptions without involving patients.

Worrying number of pharmacies running a deficit

A recent analysis commissioned by GPhC suggests a worrying number of pharmacy businesses are operating at a deficit.

GPhC eyes 40% fee hike for pharmacies

The GPhC is proposing to raise its yearly registration and renewal fees for pharmacy premises from £262 to £365.

GPhC publishes new pharmacy guide for patients

A new online guide for patients on what to expect from a pharmacy can be downloaded from the GPhC website.

GPhC training requirements to cover all support staff

The GPhC has agreed new education, training requirements and learning outcomes for all pharmacy support roles.

Over a fifth of pharmacists dissatisfied in role, reveals GPhC survey

More than a fifth of pharmacists on the GPhC register who responded to a study said they are dissatisfied in their role.

New guidance for pharmacist prescribers from GPhC

The GPhC has approved new guidance for pharmacist prescribers.

New director for Wales starts at GPhC

Liam Anstey appointed as GPhC's director for Wales.

Regulators issue principles for online prescribing

The jointly-agreed 10 high level principles set out the good practice expected when prescribing medication online.

Employers backing apprenticeships commit to transparency

The employers behind a second pharmacy apprenticeship proposal have identified themselves.

Google urged to crack down on fake medicine sites

Google and other search engines need to take more action against websites selling fake medicines, says an IP protection firm.

Sixteen whistleblowers contacted GPhC in 2018-19

The GPhC received 16 whistleblowing disclosures between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2019, a report reveals.

'Standards not all met' by 12% under new inspection system

Failure to record errors, not having enough staff and storage issues among reasons for 'not meeting' standards.

Community pharmacies more likely to fail GPhC inspections

Community pharmacies are more likely to fail a GPhC inspection but also account for all pharmacies rated excellent.

Regulator cracks down on online supply of high-risk meds

The regulator is taking “robust” enforcement action against online pharmacies who inappropriately supply high-risk medicines.

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