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Blog - The End of the Year 2013

Posted by Nicola Tyers on Monday, June 24, 2013,

Good luck on Friday!
Time has flown and another cohort of trainees sit the Registration Assessment on Friday 28th June.
Results will be out on 26th July.
The first registration date for those who have completed 52 weeks of training and met all the GPhC requirements will be 1st August.

There has been a change of focus for the Assessment this year with more clinical scenario based questions and a higher proportion of questions involving paediatric patients.
Examples are found at

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Blog – How to be a pharmacist in the UK

Posted by Nicola Tyers on Thursday, September 27, 2012,

Do you want to be a pharmacist in the UK?

Can you:
1. Make patients your first concern 
2. Use your professional judgement in the interests of patients and the public 
3. Show respect for others 
4. Encourage patients and the public to participate in decisions about their care 
5. Develop your professional knowledge and competence 
6. Be honest and trustworthy 
7. Take responsibility for your working practices?1

Then you could be a pharmacist in the UK.  Or, if you are already on the General Pharmaceu...

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GPhC’s draft premises standards and pre-registration training

Posted by Nicola Tyers on Tuesday, February 7, 2012, In : GPhC premises standards 
At their January Council meeting, the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) discussed draft premises standards with the intention that they go out to consultation shortly. This Blog looks at the potential impact of these standards on pre-registration training. These standards can be found at:

We had hoped that this document may have had something to say...

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Pharmacy Professionalism

Posted by Nicola Tyers on Tuesday, February 7, 2012,

To date there is no agreed definition of what pharmacy professionalism is and this has not been discussed by the profession. The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (the professional body for Pharmacy) is now on a journey to address this. A recent meeting held at Lambeth involving all avenues of pharmacy (from grass-roots practitioners to companies/organisations, to regulators and government) started to address this, beginning a two-way conversation about professionalism and a no blame culture set w...

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