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A Sydney GP will not receive payment of costs by Medical Council of NSW following Impaired Registrants Panel, but he will be allowed to continue prescribing S8 and S4D drugs A …

Eight complaints against a former compounding pharmacist have been dropped by the HCCC, but only after he promised to “never again” seek registration in the future The HCCC has withdrawn …

Two NSW pharmacies have battled it out in court over the definition of a ‘large medical centre’ and the impact of public holidays on operating hours A pharmacy based on …

There has been a recent spate of fraudulent S8 prescriptions along the east coast of Australia, indemnity insurance provider warns Pharmaceutical Defence Limited (PDL) is reminding pharmacists to remain vigilant …

A Sydney doctor whose prescribing of compounded stimulants to at-risk patients was described as ‘reprehensible’ has been struck off the register, while a compounding pharmacist will front the tribunal A …

The recent devastating bushfires have meant pharmacists have needed to dispense emergency supplies of medications without prescriptions. PDL advises on how this can be done without putting your patients, or …

A pharmacist has been reprimanded after supplying herself with prescription medications while on duty, altering pharmacy records and making several dispensing errors In late 2015 the pharmacist returned from maternity …

A health practitioner has been disqualified after injecting himself with morphine from his Doctor’s bag and using the same needle to inject his partner A Sydney doctor has been found …

Sydney doctor struck off for seven years after ‘quack’ medical treatment led to a patient’s death A doctor has been struck off the medical register for at least seven years …

Pharmacy licensees warned that cases of suspected serious breaches of drugs and poisons legislation will be referred to the Department of Health and could result in a prosecution Between August …

A GP has been suspended for prescribing alprazolam, codeine, oxycodone and fentanyl without the proper authority A general practitioner from western Sydney has been reprimanded and suspended for six months …

A health practitioner has been reprimanded and fired from her job after slapping an ICU patient in the face A Queensland doctor with 35 years’ experience under her belt has …