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Wales sets extra funding aside to up pharmacy students’ placement days

Undergraduate pharmacy students in Wales will get extra days of supervised placements in the next academic year, under an agreement between the Welsh government and pharmacy schools.

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How many GPhC exam candidates nullified their June 2022 attempt?

Fewer than one percent of candidates who sat the June registration assessment requested to have their attempt nullified following a controversial exam that saw many complain of delays and chaotic examination conditions, C+D can reveal.

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Which registration exam protest demands has the GPhC granted?

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has ultimately decided to grant two of the four main asks put forward by a delegation of pharmacist trainees who protested over June’s chaotic registration assessment.

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GPhC grants one registration exam protest demand, is considering others

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has granted one of several requests put forward by trainees who sat June’s chaotic registration assessment, and is still considering whether it will grant the rest.

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GPhC exam protest: Council will discuss trainees’ requests ‘this week’

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) will discuss the three requests put forward by trainee pharmacists who protested over the handling of the registration assessment with its council “this week”, it has told C+D.

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The GPhC exam protest as it happened

C+D joined a group of trainee pharmacists who gathered outside the General Pharmaceutical Council’s (GPhC) headquarters in Canary Wharf, east London, to protest over the most recent exam issues. Catch up with all the coverage below.

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C+D Award-winning pharmacy cancer training now available nationally

A C+D Award-winning online training programme to help pharmacy staff spot “red flag” cancer symptoms in walk-in patients is now available for teams across England, after a successful pilot in Devon. 

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GPhC confirms which exam candidates will be offered provisional registration

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has outlined the eligibility criteria for those trainee pharmacists who will be offered provisional registration following the exam “issues” on June 29.

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GPhC exam chaos: Petition attracts over 1,200 signatures and protest call

A petition highlighting several concerns regarding the handling of the most recent GPhC registration assessment has attracted more than 1,200 signatures and culminated in calls for people to protest outside the regulator’s headquarters.

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CPS funds PhD spot for pharmacist to study community pharmacy services

Pharmacists working in Scotland will be able to apply for a PhD opportunity fully funded by Community Pharmacy Scotland (CPS).

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GPhC confirms provisional registration for some trainees hit by exam chaos

Eligible candidates who were affected by technical issues at the registration exam on June 29 will be granted provisional registration, the GPhC has confirmed.

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GPhC exam chaos: Regulator ‘urgently’ looking into provisional registration

The GPhC is “actively and urgently” considering granting provisional registration to candidates who were affected by technical issues at yesterday’s exam, it has announced.

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