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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 …

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 …