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Initial education and training standards for pharmacists

The Council of the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has agreed the overall direction of the review of the standards for initial education and training of pharmacists.

The GPhC is continuing to work closely with key stakeholders, including the Pharmacy Schools Council and the statutory national education bodies, to inform the final drafting. There was clear support for the aim that pharmacists can independently prescribe from the point of registration, and that this should be implemented at the earliest possible opportunity. More…