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.
You must remember that this will only apply if the Committee Panel have determined that your fitness to practise is impaired. The word “is” is the central word. Please refer to my other information sheet on this for further information because it is central and is often forgotten.
When it comes to sanction the GPC refer to their own guidance. It is called the “Indicative Sanctions Guidance”. It is worth taking a closer look at these although I will be discussing them in more detail elsewhere.
Under the Pharmacy Order 2010, Part 6, art 54(2) the Fitness to Practise Committee may take any of the following actions:
If you are have any concerns about anything mentioned above contact me for a free no obligation initial conversation.