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No opt-out for pharmacists

It was reported in April that the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), a professional body overseeing pharmacists in the UK, has amended its guidance to deny pharmacists the right to opt out of providing services which would offend their religious or moral beliefs.

Christian Concern

This essentially creates a monopoly in the pharmacy profession for those who support abortion, contraception, or other morally controversial treatments; thus overriding the grave concerns of Christians or people of other faiths who have a conscientious objection to the provision of certain services and products.