New Standards have been published in January 2021. The standards cover all 5 years of the initial education and training of pharmacists i.e. 4-year MPharm degree followed by a Foundation training year. These standards have been developed to reflect the expanding roles of pharmacists as integral members of multi-professional healthcare teams providing person-centred care and being proficient prescribers at the time of registration. actively prescribing. Click here to access a pdf of the new GPhC Standards.