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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Shared Knowledge

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

Collaborate & Promote

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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    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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    • Essential maintenance to some of our websites on 21 and 22 January
      by vagenjo on January 18, 2021 at 9:19 am

      Our website and the Registers search on our main website ( will be unavailable on Thursday 21 and Friday 22 January due to essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Should you need to consult the registers during the maintenance period please call 020 3713 8000 and our Customer contact centre colleagues will be able to help.

    • Joint statement from Chief Executives of statutory regulators of health and social care professionals - January 2021
      by LauraK on January 12, 2021 at 5:17 pm

      In March last year, at the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic, we issued a statement to support our registrants in dealing with the un-precedented challenges that they were facing.  As the pandemic continues, we know that health and social care professionals continue to work in very difficult situations and under extreme pressures. We want to thank all health and social care professionals for the care they have continued to provide to patients and those who use health and social care services through these very difficult and challenging circumstances.

    • Registration assessment: "essential step towards full registration"
      by Sean Smith on January 8, 2021 at 7:07 pm

      Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the GPhC, said: “We have been carefully considering the impact of national lockdowns, and the extraordinary circumstances in which provisionally-registered pharmacists are working, on the registration assessment.  “We are very aware of the significant stress and pressures that candidates have experienced during the pandemic. We greatly appreciate their patience and the enormous contribution they are continuing to make to the care of patients and the public during this hugely challenging time. 

    • GPhC Council meeting on 8 January
      by LauraK on January 6, 2021 at 11:44 am

      The GPhC will be holding an additional Council meeting on Friday 8 January from 15:30-16:00 to consider a limited agenda. Please contact our Communications Team if you would like to join the meeting, which will be held via Zoom, by 16:00 on 7 January. Download a copy of our Council meeting papers [PDF 2 MB]

    • Customer contact centre: Christmas opening hours
      by LauraK on December 16, 2020 at 1:37 pm

      Our contact centre will be operating under amended hours over the holiday period. During the hours that we are closed, please email your enquiry to  Best wishes for Christmas and New Year from everyone at the GPhC.