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New GPhC guidance for safer pharmacies

New guidance sets out what pharmacy owners are expected to do to ensure a safe and effective pharmacy team

GPhC proposes making inspection reports public

The publication of inspection reports is the “most significant change” in plans to modernise the regulation of registered pharmacies, the GPhC said

Dispensing error protection comes into force

After a lengthy campaign, a legal measure protecting UK community pharmacists from criminal prosecution for inadvertent dispensing errors has come into force

Are you ready for revalidation?

Are you ready to get started with revalidation? P3 speaks to Os Ammar, head of continuing fitness to practise at GPhC, to find out more

GPhC seeks views on independent prescriber training

A need for more independent prescribers and a broadening of their role have created a need for modernised training standards, the GPhC said

Sigma conference day 2: countdown to revalidation

Pharmacists must submit their CPD before their registration expires for revalidation or risk being struck off

Mixed feelings on proposed ‘super-regulator’

Some welcomed the focus on supporting professionalism while others voiced concerns that a proposed health ‘super-regulator’ would dilute pharmacy's role

Pharmacy responds to BBC Inside Out programme

Workload, staffing levels, whistleblowing, dispensing errors and self-checking were all discussed in the programme which aired on 8 January

Revalidation plans a ‘step-change’ says GPhC

The GPhC has said it will introduce revalidation from 30 March 2018, with pharmacy professionals required to submit four CPD records

Legal defence on dispensing errors put before Parliament

Proposed legislation that would safeguard pharmacists from criminal liability where an inadvertent dispensing error has occurred has been laid before Parliament

GPhC welcomes regulatory reform consultation

A new DH consultation on the regulation of healthcare professionals provides an opportunity for a ‘robust and open’ discussion, the GPhC said

Revalidation proposals find broad support among profession

There is broad support among the community pharmacy profession for the GPhC’s proposed revalidation framework, the regulator has said

GPhC launches technician training standards

Newly launched standards for the initial training of pharmacy technicians “reflect the changing needs of patients,” the regulator said

Is the GPhC consultation preaching to the choir?

Is the GPhC consultation on responsibilities for patient safety an insult to non-pharmacistmanagers, or simply an extra layer of protection for everyone?

GPhC approves new technician training standards

Revised courses for pharmacy technicians are expected to be rolled out from September 2018, following the GPhC’s approval of updated standards  

GPhC welcomes DH initiative to tackle prescribing errors

Pharmacy has a ‘vital role’ in protecting patients against medication-related risks, the GPhC said in response to Jeremy Hunt's planned initiative

GPhC signs joint statement on conflict of interest guidelines

Transparency and openness around conflicts of interest will strengthen the profession’s reputation, the RPS told P3 in response to a statement from regulators

Responsibilities of managers and leaders in safe pharmacy practice

The responsibility of employers in guiding pharmacy staff, including unregistered pharmacy managers, is being examined in a GPhC consultation

GPhC approves guidance on religion, personal values & beliefs

The GPhC has issued guidance on situations where religion, personal values and beliefs might impact on willingness to provide certain services

Pharmacy professional standards launched

New standards for pharmacists and technicians that come into effect on Friday 12 May will empower the profession, the GPhC has said
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