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Decree Law No. 6/2020

Publication: Republic Diary No. 38/2020, Series I of 2020-02-24
  • Issuer: Presidency of the Council of Ministers
  • Diploma Type: Decree Law
  • Number: 6/2020
  • Pages: 2 - 20

Summary in plain english

What is it?

This Decree-Law establishes the legal scheme of the pharmaceutical residence in order to obtain the title of expert in the corresponding area of professional practice.

What is going to change?

A system of training, in pharmaceutical careers, is created in order to obtain the title of expert. This training process is called pharmaceutical residence, a condition required for integration into the career.

What advantages does it bring?

This decree-law brings the advantage of theoretical and practical training in order to qualify health professionals who hold the title of pharmacist granted by the Association of Pharmacists for independent and technically specialized professional practice.

When does it enter into force?

This decree-law enters into force on 1 March 2020.

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