Promoting and supporting the work of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians  in supportive and palliative care
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Working To Develop Knowledge & Education In Supportive & Palliative Care

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Working And Influencing Supportive & Palliative Care Nationwide

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Collaborating With The Community To Promote Supportive & Palliative Care

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    Poster submission deadline extended to 18th November

    Poster submission deadline extended to 18th November

    The deadline for poster submission to the ASPCP Conference has been extended to the 18th November. Send a copy of your poster to Sara at to register. Please ensure you or another person is attending the conference and can display...

    ASPCP Conference 2019

    ASPCP Conference 2019

    On-line booking for the ASPCP Conference 2019 is now live! The conference will be held Thursday 21st November at the Studio venue in Birmingham. The full programme will be available on the website soon. Get your poster ready to present findings from your service...

    ASPCP Conference 2019

    ASPCP Conference 2018 Presentations

    For those members attending the ASPCP annual conference this Thursday in Birmingham you can access presentations from the members events page here. More presentations will be uploaded as these become available. Note that hard copies of presentations will not be...

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    • Supporting World Antibiotic Awareness Week
      on November 18, 2019 at 4:27 pm

      World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW)starts today. The campaign aims to increase awareness of antibiotic resistance as a global problem, and to promote best practices among the public, health workers

    • Class 3 medicines recall: Folic acid tablets 5mg
      on November 18, 2019 at 10:23 am

      Accord-UK Ltd has advised of an issue related to decommissioning of a batch of folic acid tablets BP 5mg. Upon decommissioning at the pharmacy, there have been reports stating that when scanning the s

    • New RPS Foundation Pharmacist Framework
      on November 17, 2019 at 7:44 am

      The new RPS Foundation Pharmacist Framework is now available and will support the future of pharmacy education and training across the UK. It sets out the capabilities needed to meet the growing dema

    • Supply Disruption Alert: Minims phenylephrine 2.5% and 10% w/v eye drops
      on November 15, 2019 at 2:53 pm

      Bausch and Lomb are experiencing supply issues across their phenylephrine Minims range...

    • Drug supply issues and updates
      on November 15, 2019 at 2:04 pm

      The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) hasissued updates for supply issues affecting the following medication...

    • GPhC welcomes new Director for Wales
      by LauraK on November 11, 2019 at 10:42 am

      The General Pharmaceutical Council has appointed Liam Anstey as the new Director for Wales.  Liam has previously worked across the health and social care sector in leading communications roles for the British Medical Association, General Medical Council and Royal College of Nursing.  Liam will begin the role on 11 November 2019.

    • Council meeting on 7 November
      by LauraK on November 8, 2019 at 1:48 pm

      The Council of the GPhC will be meeting on 7 November  You can find a copy of the papers here You can also follow the meeting live on our twitter account

    • Principles for good practice issued to protect patients online
      by LauraK on November 8, 2019 at 9:59 am

      Healthcare organisations including regulators, royal colleges and faculties, are today issuing a set of principles to help protect patient safety and welfare when accessing potentially-harmful medication online or over the phone. The jointly-agreed High level principles for good practice in remote consultations and prescribing set out the good practice expected of healthcare professionals when prescribing medication online.

    • Managing fitness to practise concerns in education and training: have your say
      by vagenjo on November 5, 2019 at 9:06 am

      We want to hear your views on the changes we are proposing to make to our guidance on managing fitness to practise concerns in education and training. We have updated our guidance so that it can be used by all providers of education and training which lead to pharmacy professional registration or annotation, including courses for pharmacy technicians and pharmacist independent prescribers. We have also developed draft case studies to accompany this guidance.

    • GPhC announces results for September 2019 registration assessment
      by vagenjo on October 25, 2019 at 8:53 am

      The GPhC has announced a pass rate of 69.2% for those taking the September 2019 registration assessment. There were 1057 candidates who sat the registration assessment on 26 September 2019, with 731 candidates who passed the assessment; a pass rate of 69.2%. There were 346 candidates who sat the assessment for the first time; 627 for the second time and 84 for the third time.