COVID19: Professional Guidance

There is lots of guidance available to support the profession during the Covid-19 outbreak. We have pulled key links together here to support our pharmacy family to find the information they need.

Public health guidance


The NHS has issued guidance that can help pharmacists during the Covid 19 outbreak.

  • SOPs for general practice and community pharmacies can be found here
  • Advice for clinicians on coronavirus can be found¬†here.

Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS)

The RPS has put together a comprehensive package of information covering all areas of concern to pharmacists during the outbreak. This includes guidance on action plans, contingency plans and FAQs. This information is freely available to all – it is not members only content. Access the RPS information here.

Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC)

The PSNC has a range of information including public health advice posters and advice about when to wear personal protection equipment (PPE). You can access their information here.

General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)

The GPhC has a dedicated Covid 19 page. The regulator has suspended all inspections of pharmacy premises at the moment. You can read the full GPhC update here.

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association (PDA)

The PDA have issued an update to their members that you can view here.