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
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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

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Working To Develop Knowledge & Education In Supportive & Palliative Care

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Providing Excellent Professional Networking & Peer Support

Professional Development

Working To Aid Professional Development 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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For hospice, hospital, community, clinical commissioning groups, research & academic pharmacy professionals working in with Palliative or Supportive 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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    • GPhC launches fees consultation
      by LauraK on January 7, 2020 at 10:14 am

      The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is consulting on proposals to increase registration fees for pharmacy premises from £262 to £365.   Fees for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will not be increased this year.   The consultation launched today marks the first phase of a wider review of the GPhC’s longer-term fees strategy, which will also consider areas such as longer fixed-term fees and flexible fee options (for those on parental leave, for example). 

    • Christmas and New Year opening hours
      by ashleigh.farrier on December 23, 2019 at 10:10 am

      On 24 December 2019, our customer contact centre will close at 16:00 and will reopen at 09:00 on 27 December 2019. On 31 December 2019, our customer contact centre will also close at 16:00 and will reopen at 09:00 on 2 January 2019. With best wishes for Christmas and New Year from everyone at the GPhC.  

    • Update: Contact centre phones issues are now resolved
      by vagenjo on December 19, 2019 at 9:43 am

      Our phone system is back up and running. Apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused. As well as phoning in, you contact us via email ( or Twitter (@TheGPhC). Alternatively, you can also use the online form at the bottom of our Contact us page.  

    • New guide explains what people can expect when visiting a pharmacy
      by ashleigh.farrier on December 12, 2019 at 2:28 pm

      The General Pharmaceutical Council has produced a new online guide for patients and the public which explains what they can expect when visiting a pharmacy.  [PDF 745 KB] The guide summarises the standards that registered pharmacies and pharmacy professionals have to meet, and what these standards mean for people using pharmacies.

    • Changes introduced to education and training of pharmacy support staff
      by LauraK on December 6, 2019 at 10:19 am

      The Council of the GPhC agrees new education and training requirements and learning outcomes for all pharmacy support roles The Council decided to introduce the new requirements after considering the feedback received from consultation and engagement with the pharmacy sector, pharmacy support staff, pharmacy professionals, members of the public and education and training providers.