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About us

Who we are

The Pharmacy Schools Council (PhSC) represents the collective interests of 29 UK schools of pharmacy by providing a source of expert opinion and advice on matters concerning pharmacy education from the perspective of UK schools.

Until October 2011, the Pharmacy Schools Council was known as the Council of University Heads of Pharmacy Schools (CUHOP).

Our aims

  • To represent the collective interests and views of UK schools of pharmacy by:

    • Being a principal source for informed opinion and advice on all matters concerning pharmacy education from the perspective of UK schools of pharmacy,

    • Responding to consultations on matters that impact on pharmacy education, training and research and

    • Providing a point of reference for the media

  • To provide high-quality services and add value for members by delivering meetings, policy and communications materials that respond to members’ needs

  • To work to improve and maintain quality in pharmacy education and training and to facilitate the transition from education into practice

  • To work closely with other organisations with an interest in pharmacy and the pharmacist profession on matters of shared interest

   The PhSC constitution can be found here:

PhSC Constitution

Contact us

  • Pharmacy Schools Council
  • Woburn House
  • 20 Tavistock Square
  • London WC1H 9HD
  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7419 5430
  • Fax: +44 (0)20 7380 1482
  • Email:

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