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FtP concerns hit a record high for second quarter running

GPhC received record 765 complaints in last three months of 2019.

GPhC taken to task for Fitness to Practise failings

The GPhC is taking steps to improve its handling of FtP cases after a number of concerns were identified. 

GPhC data points to net rise in pharmacy closures

Figures provided by the regulator suggest there may have been a net decrease of 166 community pharmacies last year.

GPhC switches to digital registration for PTs

The GPhC has switched applications for pharmacy technician registration from paper to digital through the myGPhC system.

Coroner raises concerns about repeat prescriptions

A coroner's report outlined concerns about pharmacists ordering repeat prescriptions without involving patients.

Worrying number of pharmacies running a deficit

A recent analysis commissioned by GPhC suggests a worrying number of pharmacy businesses are operating at a deficit.

GPhC eyes 40% fee hike for pharmacies

The GPhC is proposing to raise its yearly registration and renewal fees for pharmacy premises from £262 to £365.

GPhC publishes new pharmacy guide for patients

A new online guide for patients on what to expect from a pharmacy can be downloaded from the GPhC website.

GPhC training requirements to cover all support staff

The GPhC has agreed new education, training requirements and learning outcomes for all pharmacy support roles.

Pharmacy teams highlight valproate risks

Pharmacy teams are raising awareness of the risks associated with valproate medicines and pregnancy – but more needs to be done.

Regulators issue principles for online prescribing

The jointly-agreed 10 high level principles set out the good practice expected when prescribing medication online.

Google urged to crack down on fake medicine sites

Google and other search engines need to take more action against websites selling fake medicines, says an IP protection firm.

Reflections on... revalidation part 11

In her final monthly column, Asha Fowells presses the button on revalidation.

Sixteen whistleblowers contacted GPhC in 2018-19

The GPhC received 16 whistleblowing disclosures between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2019, a report reveals.

Reflections on… revalidation part 10

In the latest of our series on revalidation, Asha Fowells turns her attention to the peer discussion requirements.

Community pharmacies more likely to fail GPhC inspections

Community pharmacies are more likely to fail a GPhC inspection but also account for all pharmacies rated excellent.

Regulator cracks down on online supply of high-risk meds

The regulator is taking “robust” enforcement action against online pharmacies who inappropriately supply high-risk medicines.

GPhC publishes pharmacy inspection reports for first time

The GPhC said this would improve transparency and “drive improvement in pharmacy services.”

Membership matters

Ahead of the APTUK conference, Liz Fidler discusses the importance of being part of a professional leadership body.

Reflections on… revalidation part 9

In the latest of our series on revalidation, Asha Fowells considers the art of reflection.

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