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How will the changes to professional standards affect me?

How will the changes to professional standards affect me?

The General Pharmaceutical Council's (GPhC) standards of conduct, ethics and performance set out a list of criteria that pharmacists and technicians must meet to practise safely and effectively. Failure to meet them can call a pharmacist's professionalism into question, and may – in extreme circumstances – even result in being struck off the register.

On Monday, the regulator revealed its proposed changes to the professional standards. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians have until June 27 to respond to the consultation

The current standards have been in place since 2010. But with so much change apace within pharmacy, there are “massive opportunities” for the profession to maximise what it can do for patients, says GPhC chief executive Duncan Rudkin. So now is “a good time to take

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