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E.g., 10/07/2020
GPhC: Some pharmacists received remediation emails by mistake
Three pharmacists who chose to retire this year and informed the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) of their wish to be voluntarily removed from...
19/11/2019 18
Previously, trainees who failed the exam were required to undertake a further placement before they were eligible to re-take it, but the regulator...
23/10/2019 4
DH: Professions to benefit from extended prescribing powers will be subject to consultation
One of the main elements of a proposed Medicines and Medical Devices Bill – referred to in the Queen’s Speech yesterday (October 14) and expanded on...
15/10/2019 47
CMA: Manufacturer Aspen admitted to its part in the illegal arrangements in August
In 2016, manufacturer Aspen entered into an illegal, anticompetitive arrangement with rival manufacturers Amilco and Tiofarma regarding the supply of...
04/10/2019 2
GPhC: Carla Louise Perkins (5038690) had a previously unblemished history as a pharmacy technician
Carla Louise Perkins, registration number 5038690, pleaded guilty to “fraud by abuse of position” on February 20, 2018, at Stafford Crown Court,...
23/09/2019 6
Medicines liable to abuse, overuse or misuse were being sold without appropriate safeguards
During recent inspections, three online pharmacies were found to have breached the General Pharmaceutical Council’s (GPhC) guidance on providing...
18/09/2019 1
The website includes short, anonymised examples of excellent, good and poor practice
The website – which went live today (September 17) – contains reports from inspections of pharmacies that have taken place since the GPhC’s changes...
17/09/2019 1
GPhC: Training providers were concerned students might lose their pre-reg salary
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) consultation on “standards for the initial education and training of pharmacists” – which ran from January-...
12/09/2019 10
Cambridgeshire Police: A small amount of pain medication was taken from the Boots pharmacy
The 34-year-old woman from Cambridge was arrested on August 8 on suspicion of fraud after impersonating a General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)...
19/08/2019 12
GPhC: We will not publish any pharmacy's commercially sensitive information, unless appropriate
As part of changes to its inspection model – which included the introduction of new “intelligence-led” inspections and unannounced visits in April...
09/08/2019 8