The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has introduced an updated version of its publication and disclosure policy [PDF 831.51 KB]
The publication and disclosure policy sets out:
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has begun recruiting for three new council members, including two registered pharmacy professionals and one lay member of the public.
The recruitment campaign is seeking candidates from all sections of the community across Great Britain who can bring a wide range of knowledge, skills and experience to the Council. This must include one member who lives or works wholly or mainly in Scotland.
There were 2942 candidates who sat our registration assessment on 27 June 2019, with 2128 candidates who passed the assessment; a pass rate of 72.3%.
There were 2677 candidates who sat the assessment for the first time; 148 for the second time and 117 for the third time.
Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the GPhC said:
“At our Council meeting yesterday, our Council members noted the emerging findings from our recent consultation on the initial education and training of pharmacists and they agreed the next steps for taking this work forward. Our proposals seek to ensure that pharmacists of the future are fully equipped for the roles they will need to take on to deliver safe, high quality service to patients and the public.
Our annual report for 1 April 2018 – 31 March 2019 is now available and sets out our achievements over the past year, including: