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
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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
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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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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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    ASPCP Conference 2021

    ASPCP Conference 2021

      Bookings for the ASPCP Conference on Thursday 18th November close this Wednesday so this your last chance to grab a ticket at just £20. Don't forget the conference is open to ASPCP members and non-members who are healthcare professionals so you are welcome to...

    Financial report 2020-21 now published

    Financial report 2020-21 now published

    The ASPCP financial report for 2020-21 is now published within the members only area of the website. The report will be presented to the ASPCP AGM on 18 November 2021 at the virtual annual conference. If you have not already purchased a ticket to attend the AGM and...

    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,...

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    • GPhC announces results for November 2023 registration assessment
      by ClaireH on December 5, 2023 at 10:09 am

      The results of the common registration assessment for pharmacists, held jointly by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI), have been published. A total of 1,067 candidates sat the registration assessment on 2 November, with 700 candidates passing the assessment: an overall pass rate of 66%

    • GPhC Council meeting on 7 December 2023
      by Omar Awad on December 4, 2023 at 4:09 pm

      The Council of the GPhC will be meeting on Thursday 7 December. Please contact our Council secretary by 4pm on Wednesday 6 December 2023, if you would like to attend the meeting. 

    • Valproate National Patient Safety Alert
      by Omar Awad on November 29, 2023 at 11:22 am

      The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have issued a Valproate National Patient Safety Alert in advance of new regulatory measure being introduced from January 2024. The alert calls on Integrated Care Boards (in England) and Health Boards (in Scotland and Wales) to designate a new or existing group to prepare for and co-ordinate the implementation of the new regulatory measures for oversight of prescribing valproate to new patients and existing female patients.

    • Contact centre on 16 November 2023
      by Omar Awad on November 15, 2023 at 11:33 am

      The contact centre will be closed from 11:15am on Thursday 16 November for training purposes. Lines will re-open at 2:15pm on the same day. During this time please email any enquiries to

    • ​​GPhC Council agrees to increase fees​
      by ClaireH on November 14, 2023 at 1:57 pm

      The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has agreed to increase fees by 7.5% from April 2024.  The GPhC Council has taken the difficult decision to increase fees after careful consideration at its meeting on 9 November 2023. Fees for individual registrants have been frozen since 2019 and the current fees remain lower than they were in 2011. Fees for premises have not increased since 2021.  This means that from April 2024: