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    End of Life (EoL) Priority Medicines Announced

    End of Life (EoL) Priority Medicines Announced

    In order the manage additional demand for end of life medicines, and ensure safe, equitable and compassionate care for patients, the Association of Palliative Medicine, Royal College of GPs, Hospice UK and the Association of Supportive and Palliative Care Pharmacy,...

    Re-use of medicines in care homes and hospices

    Re-use of medicines in care homes and hospices

    A national SOP has been developed to allow the re-use of medicines in care homes and hospices if medicines shortages occur during the coronavirus pandemic. The SOP includes a template log and feedback form in separate appendices. The most up to date information can be...

    ASPCP AGM and Conference 2020

    ASPCP AGM and Conference 2020

    The ASPCP 2019/20 financial report and 2019 AGM minutes are now available on the members area of the website here. The ASPCP AGM will be held virtually on 19th November 2020 during the ASPCP Conference. If you have not already booked a place this must be done before...

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    • The Council of the GPhC will be meeting on 10 December
      by LauraK on December 4, 2020 at 10:34 am

      The Council of the GPhC will be meeting on Thursday 10 December from 10:00 to 12:00. Please contact our Communications Team if you would like to join the meeting, which will be held via Zoom, by 16:00 on 9 December.  Download a copy of our Council meeting papers [PDF 1.48 MB].

    • Registration assessment update: online assessment dates confirmed
      by Sean Smith on November 30, 2020 at 4:11 pm

      We have written to candidates to confirm we will be holding two separate sittings of the online registration assessment – on 17 and 18 March 2021, respectively. While candidates will sit the assessment in a different way to before, the types of questions used and the standard required to pass, will remain the same. For further information, please see our registration assessment update to candidates.

    • Full findings of surveys of provisionally-registered pharmacists published
      by LauraK on November 28, 2020 at 1:39 pm

      The GPhC has published a report which brings together the findings of two surveys of provisionally-registered pharmacists. Provisionally-registered pharmacists who registered on or before 1 October 2020 have been asked to complete a survey to help the GPhC to check that their employers were meeting the requirements necessary for meet requirements to protect patient safety and support provisionally-registered pharmacists. This includes conducting a risk assessment. 

    • Supporting pharmacy professionals and teams through the second COVID-19 wave
      by LauraK on November 27, 2020 at 12:43 pm

      We have signed a joint letter with the UK Chief Pharmaceutical Officers and the PSNI, which thanks everyone working in pharmacy for their remarkable work to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the lives of our fellow citizens and their tireless efforts to support patients. 

    • Brexit: information for pharmacy professionals and pharmacy owners
      by Sean Smith on November 27, 2020 at 11:37 am

      The Brexit transition period ends on 31 December 2020 and from 1 January 2021, the registration process for some pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with non-UK qualifications will change. Please see our Brexit Q&A for further information.