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a green cross imageFebruary 5 2018

The pharmacy regulator has introduced new threshold criteria to decide whether a case should be referred to the investigating committee.

All decisions from February 1 onward will follow the new guidance, set out in ‘Good decision-making: Investigations and threshold criteria’. This completes the suite of good decision making guidance for each stage of the fitness to practise process, said the General Pharmaceutical Council.

The revised guidance follows a consultation in early 2017, which had 68 responses as well as comments raised at meetings held across Great Britain.

Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the General Pharmaceutical Council, said: “I am pleased to launch the new threshold criteria which will help ensure that the public are properly protected by appropriate, consistent and proportionate decisions about whether or not to refer a concern to the investigating committee.

“We hope this, and all other good decision making documents, will be useful to anyone with an interest in the fitness to practise process, including those under investigation, pharmacy professionals and employers, the representative bodies and the people who may be thinking about raising a concern with us.”

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