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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    Hold the date! ASPCP Annual Conference 15th Nov 2018

    Returning back to Birmingham in 2018 we are delighted to announce the date of our annual ASPCP conference. Tickets go on sale on 1st March when you can benefit from our early bird rate up until the 1st August. We are still confirming the programme but the following...


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    End of Life Care Course for Pharmacists

    A one day course on end of life care at the Sobell study centre in Oxford for practising pharmacists from hospital, community, hospice or GP practices. The course covers a variety of topics including managing symptoms at the end of life, deprescribing, syringe...

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    • GPhC responds to Which? article on pharmacies
      by bbellars on February 16, 2018 at 2:40 pm

      The consumer publication Which? has published results of an investigation into sales of over the counter medicines in both independent pharmacies and large pharmacy chains. The GPhC has responded to the article. Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the GPhC said: “This report serves as an important reminder to pharmacy professionals that one of the best ways to ensure the health and safety of patients, particularly in regard to over the counter medicines, is to ask questions through an open and helpful discussion.&nbs […]

    • GPhC responds to concerns raised by pharmacy professionals in relation to the case of Dr Bawa-Garba
      by ashleigh.farrier on February 6, 2018 at 12:57 pm

      Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the GPhC, said: “We recognise that the GMC case of Dr Bawa-Garba has caused concern among pharmacy professionals. It is a difficult and tragic case and we will be considering any implications with others. We will actively engage with the rapid review commissioned by the Secretary of State and led by Professor Norman Williams, and carefully consider all of the outcomes of that review. […]

    • GPhC council meeting on 8 February
      by bbellars on February 2, 2018 at 5:28 pm

      Our next council meeting takes place on Thursday 8 February 2018. Read the agenda and papers for the meeting. […]

    • New threshold criteria for fitness to practise investigations come into effect
      by bbellars on January 31, 2018 at 3:25 pm

      We have now published new threshold criteria which apply to all decisions from 1st February2018 and are used to decide whether a case should be referred to the investigating committee. The criteria are set out in new Good decision-making: Investigations and threshold criteria guidance. This completes the suite of good decision making guidance for each stage of the fitness to practise process. […]

    • GPhC seeks reforms to improve assurance for patients and support professionalism of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians
      by ashleigh.farrier on January 24, 2018 at 9:53 am

      The General Pharmaceutical Council has responded to the Department of Health and Social Care’s consultation Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation. […]