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As part of a 12-week consultation – which the regulator expects to launch in January – the GPhC will propose universities interview pharmacy students...
14/11/2018 2
GPhC: A common argument was that surprise inspections might not show pharmacy in its true light
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) proposed making inspections “unannounced as a general rule” – a potential shift from the current policy of...
12/11/2018 10
The supply took place at Harts Pharmacy in Newcastle, Northern Ireland (credit: © 2018 Google, image capture: June 2018)
Gordon Thomson, pharmacy technician at Harts Pharmacy, Newcastle, in County Down supplied “a significant range” of POMs – including warfarin,...
23/10/2018 9
The GPhC proposes making premises renewal fees higher than fees for pharmacists for the first time
It also proposed increasing premises renewal fees by £21 to £262 and pharmacy technicians’ fees by £3 to £121 from July 2019, according to papers...
12/10/2018 24
GPhC: The analysis of the data on fitness-to-practise concerns is challenging
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) handled 681 concerns between April and June 2018, 14 more than in the three months to March 2018, and a 47...
19/09/2018 44
C+D’s own survey from 2017 revealed an average technician's salary of £21,875
Of the 37 fitness-to-practise hearings of pharmacy technicians held by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) between 2012 and 2016, the PDA...
11/09/2018 11
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The General Pharmaceutical Council’s (GPhC) premises standard of having “enough staff, suitably qualified and skilled, for the safe and effective...
07/09/2018 15
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The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) proposed making inspections “unannounced as a general rule” – a shift from the current policy of giving...
16/08/2018 9
UK Meds claimed its GPhC inspection in February was "satisfactory on every level"
Online pharmacy UK Meds came under fire in the BBC investigation after one former opiate addict was able to order 100 dihydrocodeine 30mg tablets,...
07/08/2018 8
The CQC has called for a change in the law to crack down on service providers based abroad
The Panorama programme – which aired last night (August 6) – exposed a number of online prescribing sites which the BBC claimed are taking advantage...
07/08/2018 9