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Requirements for pharmacy professionals to demonstrate English language skills come into force

 

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Requirements for pharmacy professionals to demonstrate English language skills come into force

A new law comes into force this week which introduces a requirement for all pharmacy professionals to provide evidence that they have the necessary skills in English language to practise safely and effectively.

As a part of these changes, the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) will now be able to check that pharmacy professionals who qualified in the European Economic Area have the necessary knowledge of English. The GPhC has published guidance setting out the evidence, information and documents required to prove a registrant has the requisite English skills to practise safely in Great Britain. More....