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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 …

The pharmaceutical company says it will appeal the judgement A judge has fined drug manufacturer Johnson & Johnson and its pharmaceutical subsidiary Janssen US$572 million (AUD$846 million) after finding the …

A former pharmacist who was jailed for dispensing opioids to customers of a “pill mill” pain clinic, and ordered to pay $3.71m in restitution, is attempting to appeal his 20-year …

Pharmacy Guild sees proceedings against Ramsay Health Care dismissed as court rules it cannot determine whether there has been criminal conduct in a civil suit Proceedings brought by the Pharmacy …

A medical practitioner has been found guilty of professional misconduct after prescribing compounded phentermine, diethylpropion and hCG to assist patients with weight loss A Sydney doctor faces potential suspension or …

A Queensland pharmacist has been reprimanded after stealing Ritalin from his workplace, which he said he did to cope with work and life pressures A pharmacist engaged in professional misconduct …

A pharmacist who was struck off the register for breaching conditions of registration must pay costs within 28 days A pharmacist who was found guilty of professional misconduct and struck …

A woman allegedly dispensed more than 745,000 prescriptions including opioids while impersonating a pharmacist Criminal charges have been filed against Kim Thien Le for falsely impersonating licensed pharmacists at Walgreens …

Recent inspections have identified pharmacies carrying out complex compounding in breach of guidelines Complex compounding is being undertaken on pharmacy premises that do not meet the requirements of guidelines, the …

There are potential public safety risks from consumers’ medicines being identifiable after dispensing, reminds authority There are regulations for the transfer of dispensed medicines throughout a pharmacy in open baskets, …

A hospital has seen 23 staff fired, a CEO step down and a doctor charged with murder following excessive and potentially fatal doses of fentanyl administered to at least 35 …