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Interview: Duncan Rudkin

Duncan Rudkin says the GPhC took the best decisions possible on March’s assessment with the information it had at the time. 

GPhC announces 88% pass rate in first online exam

Eighty-eight per cent of candidates sitting the online registration assessment in March achieved a pass, the GPhC announced this morning.

Community pharmacists ‘should prescribe beyond minor ailments’

Community pharmacists could play a valuable role in prescribing for a wide range of common and long-term conditions, says the RPS. 

GPhC's pandemic response to be reviewed this year

The Professional Standards Authority is unlikely to publish a report into the GPhC's performance “before late in the year".

Pharmacist pleads guilty to fraudulent codeine script

A locum who confessed to writing a fraudulent prescription for “suspicious” quantities of codeine did so after being threatened, a court has heard. 

GPhC too soft on corporate multiples claims PDA

The GPhC is disproportionately tough on individual registrants compared to pharmacy owners and premises, the PDA has claimed. 

GPhC holding internal review on controversial exam

GPhC chief Duncan Rudkin says an internal review of what went wrong leading up to the March exam is under way.

Number of student calls to charity down on previous years

Pharmacist Support says the number of calls it has received from students about March's assessment is down on previous years.

More powers to be devolved to GPhC under proposed legislation

The Government is proposing that health regulators such as the GPhC are given greater powers to set more of their operating procedures.

GPhC commissions research on impact of Covid on trainees

The GPhC has commissioned Keele University researchers to look into the impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on trainees. 

UK-wide exam deferred as PSNI says delays ‘unacceptable’

Plans to introduce a common registration exam across Great Britain and Northern Ireland have been pushed back to autumn “at the earliest”.

Technical issues stop ‘small number’ sitting GPhC exam

A “small number of candidates” experienced technical issues that prevented them from sitting the first online registration exam, says GPhC. 

Provisional registration extended to January 2022

The GPhC will extend provisional registration to January of next year as it pushes back the dates for its summer and autumn exams.

Exam: Scottish candidates won’t be forced to travel

The GPhC has said that registration exam candidates in Scotland “should be able” to sit the exam without crossing the border into England.

March exam 'should not count as one of three attempts'

The PDA has urged the GPhC not to count the assessment this month as one of students' three attempts to pass.  

Pharmacist jailed for selling black market pills from mother’s pharmacy

A pharmacist who sold addictive prescription drugs on the black market from his mother’s pharmacy was today sentenced to a year in jail.

Exam chaos: Students crowdfund travel costs

The BPSA has set up a support fund for candidates forced to travel for their registration assessment.

GPhC under mounting pressure over exam booking chaos

The GPhC is coming under increasing pressure to ensure trainees can sit the assessment next month.

Pharmacist told he can’t remove himself from register

The High Court recently granted a GPhC request to extend a suspension against a pharmacist who wishes remove himself from the register. 

GPhC seeks permanent remote FtP hearing powers

The GPhC is seeking permanent legal powers that will allow it to hold remote fitness to practise hearings and to make certain hearings private.

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