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22 May

GPhC strengthens online pharmacy advice
By: Stephen McCaffrey | Published On: 20/06/18 6:08 pm

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has issued revised guidance for pharmacy owners to help make sure that people can only obtain medicines from online pharmacies that are safe and clinically appropriate for them.

The revised guidance introduced further safeguards for patients and the public in the following key areas:

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30 Apr

GMC Interim Orders
By: Stephen McCaffrey | Published On: 20/06/18 6:08 pm

The GMC may refer a doctor for an interim orders hearing at the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service [MPTS] at any stage in proceedings.

The role of the Interim Orders Tribunal [IOT] is to consider whether the doctor’s registration should be restricted on an interim basis by suspending or imposing conditions on their registration. Most IOTs are heard in private.

The Case Examiners and Investigation Committee also have the power to direct the Registrar to refer the case to an IOT.

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7 Apr

The General Pharmaceutical Council – sanction (part 4)
By: Stephen McCaffrey | Published On: 20/06/18 6:08 pm

The GPC disciplinary process - sanction

Website: https://www.pharmacyregulation.org

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPC) regulates pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and registered pharmacy premises in England, Scotland and Wales. Its general functions and duties are set out in The Pharmacy Order 2010. Regulation of these parties includes commencing disciplinary proceedings against offending members who fall under its ambit/jurisdiction.

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7 Apr

The General Pharmaceutical Council – the disciplinary hearing (part 3)
By: Stephen McCaffrey | Published On: 20/06/18 6:08 pm

The GPC disciplinary process

Website: https://www.pharmacyregulation.org

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPC) regulates pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and registered pharmacy premises in England, Scotland and Wales. Its general functions and duties are set out in The Pharmacy Order 2010. Regulation of these parties includes commencing disciplinary proceedings against offending members who fall under its ambit/jurisdiction.

Once matters have reached the disciplinary stage a Fitness to Practise Committee is convened.

This panel is made up as follows:

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7 Apr

The General Pharmaceutical Council – standards and conduct (part 2)
By: Stephen McCaffrey | Published On: 20/06/18 6:08 pm

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) complaints process

Website: https://www.pharmacyregulation.org

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) regulates pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and registered pharmacy premises in England, Scotland and Wales. Its general functions and duties are set out in The Pharmacy Order 2010. Regulation of these parties includes commencing disciplinary proceedings against offending members who fall under its ambit/jurisdiction.

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16 Mar

The General Pharmaceutical Council – standards and conduct (part 1)
By: Stephen McCaffrey | Published On: 20/06/18 6:08 pm

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPC) regulates pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and registered pharmacy premises in England, Scotland and Wales. Its general functions and duties are set out in The Pharmacy Order 2010. Regulation of these parties includes commencing disciplinary proceedings against offending members who fall under its ambit/jurisdiction.

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