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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 …

A doctor has narrowly escaped deregistration after continuing to prescribe Endone to a patient for nearly three years, despite having his authority application rejected A Sydney GP and former practice …

NSW Supreme Court judge decides Pharmacy Guild plaintiffs will not see a 50% reduction in costs as requested The Pharmacy Guild will pay usual costs after legal proceedings brought against …

Doc takes medical board to health practitioners tribunal over finding of unsatisfactory professional performance A doctor has lost an appeal after taking the Tasmanian Board of the Medical Board of …

Three health professionals have been found guilty of professional misconduct in separate cases related to drugs, including use of false prescriptions Two nurses and a doctor, all from Queensland, have …

A Sydney GP who was found guilty of murdering his wife, using insulin meant for another patient, has been deregistered On 8 December 2016, former doctor Brian Kenneth Crickitt was …

A GP has been cleared of inappropriate treatment after a combination of prescription and non-prescription drugs contributed to a patient’s death Combined toxicity of prescription and non-prescription drugs contributed to …

A Sydney GP is facing a tribunal after a pharmacist reported him for being “off his face”, and for prescribing oxycodone to a family member The NSW Civil and Administrative …

A GP has been suspended after improper administration of morphine, Valium and lidocaine during a cosmetic procedure, which landed his patient in the emergency ward A general practitioner has been …