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Regulatory Guidance during the Covid-19 pandemic

Read the latest guidance from the GPhC, MHRA, PHE, and PSNI



NHS test and trace workplace guidance:



Guidance on Covid-19:

(Patient safety) Medicines and COVID-19:

Tests and testing kits:

Regulatory status of equipment being used to help prevent coronavirus:

Medical devices: Conformity assessment and the CE mark :

Regulatory flexibilities:

Management and shielding of patients who are at the highest risk of severe morbidity and mortality from coronavirus (COVID19)

Novel Coronavirus, Community swabbing services

Letter from NHS Medical Director on their position on the use of ibuprofen



Latest updates on Covid-19

Read GPhC and PSNI joint Statement on Regulatory approach in challenging circumstances


Public Health England (PHE) collection coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance:

Health workers guidance:

Staying alert and safe:

Stay at home guidance:

Staying safe outside your home:

Guidance on shielding and protecting extremely vulnerable persons:

Coronavirus infection prevention and control:


Technical specifications for PPE:

Rapid tests for use in Community Pharmacies:

NEW SARS-COV-2 variant: 



Covid-19 regulatory statements and information