Promoting and supporting the work of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians  in supportive and palliative care
Sharing knowledge and expert practice in supportive and palliative care
Networking and peer support
Professional development
Educational events
Work in partnership and collaborate to promote the role of pharmacy in supportive and palliative care
Influence national strategies and consultations
Support and encourage research to establish best practice

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Sharing Knowledge And Expertise In Supportive & Palliative Care

Educational Events

Working To Develop Knowledge & Education In Supportive & Palliative Care

Networking & Peer Support

Providing Excellent Professional Networking & Peer Support

Professional Development

Working To Aid Professional Development In Supportive & Palliative Care

National Influence

Working And Influencing Supportive & Palliative Care Nationwide

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Collaborating With The Community To Promote Supportive & Palliative Care

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For hospice, hospital, community, clinical commissioning groups, research & academic pharmacy professionals working in with Palliative or Supportive Care.

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    ASPCP Conference 2018 Presentations

    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...

    Pregabalin guidance in drug misuse

    Pregabalin guidance in drug misuse

    This guidance sets out how to reduce the risks for people using pregabalin. Though not specifically palliative care it makes an interesting read considering the increase in use and abuse of this drug. You may find the information on tolerance and withdrawal helpful...

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    • Easter opening hours
      by LauraK on April 9, 2020 at 1:06 pm

      Our contact centre will be open from 9:30- 17:00 on Good Friday and Easter Monday, but will be closed as usual on Saturday and Sunday.  Visit our Contact us page for more details about how to get in touch with us.  

    • New ethical decision-making framework to support pharmacists and pharmacy teams
      by LauraK on April 9, 2020 at 10:36 am

      The GPhC is supporting a new ethical decision-making framework to support pharmacists and pharmacy teams faced with making difficult decisions linked to the exceptional impact of Covid19. The ethical decision-making framework has been published by the RPS and was developed by a diverse group, chaired by Dr Matthew Boyd of the Pharmacy Law and Ethics Association and including Annette Ashley, Head of Policy and Standards at the GPhC.

    • Pharmacy Technician pre-registration training in 2020: joint letter from the GPhC and APTUK
      by vagenjo on April 6, 2020 at 9:28 am

      Our Chief Executive and the President of the Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK (APTUK) have written a joint letter to pre-registration trainee pharmacy technicians and educational supervisors about the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on training. Education providers, regional training teams and employers are being asked to share this letter with their trainees and supervisors.

    • Examples of notable practice in pharmacy during the COVID-19 pandemic
      by LauraK on March 31, 2020 at 2:51 pm

      During the COVID-19 pandemic, our inspectors have been providing support to registered pharmacies and discussing their plans and arrangements. Through their work, the inspectors have identified examples of good and excellent practice by pharmacies in response to the challenges and issues they are facing at this time.  

    • Covid-19: Social Distancing. Protecting yourself and your teams
      by LauraK on March 30, 2020 at 2:18 pm

      We have signed a joint statement on the importance of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, alongside the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK, Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland and Pharmacy Forum NI. The statement emphasises social distancing is the most effective