GPhC—Interim measures, reviewing conditions and suspension
Produced in partnership with Blake Morgan LLP
GPhC—Interim measures, reviewing conditions and suspension

The following Corporate Crime guidance note Produced in partnership with Blake Morgan LLP provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • GPhC—Interim measures, reviewing conditions and suspension
  • Interim measures
  • Review of conditions/suspension
  • Entry on the sex offenders register or the barred lists

Interim measures

The power to impose 'interim measures' arises under article 60 of the Pharmacy Order 2010, SI 2010/231 and applies where the Fitness to Practise Committee (FtPC) gives a direction under article 54 to remove a registrant's entry from the Register; gives a direction for suspension or imposes conditions upon a registrant's registration.

If the FtPC is satisfied that to do so is necessary for the protection of members of the public or is otherwise in the public interest or in the interests of the registrant, it may order that the entry of the registrant (who is the subject of the direction under article 54 for removal or suspension from the register) be suspended forthwith, pending the coming into force of the direction.

Where the Committee has given a direction for conditional registration and the FtPC is satisfied that to do so is necessary for the protection of members of the public or is otherwise in the public interest or in the interests of the registrant, it may order that the entry of the registrant who is the subject of the direction under article 54, be conditional upon that registrant complying, pending the coming into force of the direction, with such requirements specified in the order as the FtPC thinks fit to impose.

The effect of this is that interim measures