General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is the independent regulator for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy premises in Great Britain. Further information about about the role and purpose of the GPhC can be found on their website.

The GPhC has its own inspectorate in order to undertake two main roles:

  1. Inspection visits – To inspect registered pharmacy premises in order to monitor and secure compliance with relevant legal requirements and professional standards.
  2. Investigations – To investigate complaints and allegations involving registered pharmacists or registered pharmacy technicians. GPhc website.