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E.g., 19/04/2021
E.g., 19/04/2021
GPhC: Unreasonable to expect some prov-regs to carry on working in that role if they fail exam
Candidates who sat the March 17-18 registration assessment will receive their results by 9am on April 29, the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)...
15/04/2021 0
The coroner has asked the DH to reconsider the legal status of some opiates
Former practice nurse Katie Emma Corrigan sadly passed away on August 9 last year. A coroner’s report determined that she had continued to source...
09/04/2021 0
Of the 150 respondents to the poll – which ran on the C+D website from March 11–22 – 105 (70%) said they think codeine linctus should be reclassified...
07/04/2021 6
The DH has also proposed changes to the regulator's fitness to practise powers
At present, “in many cases”, regulators need to seek legislative changes to update their practices, the Department of Health and Social Care (DH)...
25/03/2021 6
GPhC: Prov-regs will be asked how well-equipped they feel to work as a fully registered pharmacist
In an announcement today (March 25), the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) said it wants “to understand the experiences of clinical training over...
25/03/2021 0
The delayed pre-reg exam in Northern Ireland last year had a pass rate of 98% despite COVID
In an announcement this week, the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI) confirmed that a separate “bespoke” registration assessment would...
24/03/2021 0
Evening Standard: These adverts will be removed from our pharmacy listing pages
Pharmacists and pharmacy bodies had contacted the national newspaper to raise concerns that Pharmacy2U’s advertising campaign – which saw banner ads...
17/03/2021 0
MHRA: All opioid-based painkillers could be reclassified if necessary
The MHRA will consider the possibility of reclassifying all opioid-based painkillers as prescription-only medicines (POMs) “as necessary”, a...
11/03/2021 4
The GPhC is also proposing to develop “equality guidance” for pharmacy employers
In its draft equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) strategy – published in its council papers ahead of a meeting on Thursday (March 11) – the...
09/03/2021 3
Last March, the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) postponed the revalidation submission date for registrants who were due to submit between...
04/03/2021 0