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How did a patient admitted to a South Australian public hospital for pain in his arm die from fentanyl and oxycodone toxicity? On 23 March 2015 Stephen Robert Atkins, 53, …

A specialist GP who lost his licence to practice explained that he never received training about regulations concerning the prescribing of S8 and S4 drugs The Health Care Complaints Commission …

Ramsay will not be “backing off” in the face of Guild legal action Ramsay Health Care says it will continue progressing the development of its pharmacy franchise network as it …

A pharmacist has been suspended for two months after he dispensed fentanyl without a script The Pharmacy Board has highlighted a case in which Western Australia’s State Administrative Tribunal suspended …

What not to do: Three pharmacy owners have been reprimanded and two cautioned in recent panel hearings into their pharmacy practice In the first quarter of 2018 alone, the Victorian …

The Perth pharmacist, who covered up his theft by deleting scripts and adjusting stock levels, has been disqualified and forced to pay thousands Fremantle pharmacist Junliang Gary Goh was working …

How can pharmacists help patients who are experiencing the side effects of tramadol, or at risk of accidental overdose? Perth woman Jackie-Lee Smith, 56, died due to tramadol intoxication leading …

The Australian Federal Police has won the right to seize and keep assets that it says are proceeds of crime Mid-last year the Australian Federal Police (AFP) sought orders against …

A pharmacy owner has launched a case alleging a licensing authority discriminated against him based on race “on a number of occasions” Pharmacist Essam Bekhit has initiated proceedings against the …

A healthcare practitioner has been reprimanded for accessing the electronic health records of six patients at a NSW hospital A registered nurse, who was engaged in a longstanding legal dispute …

A tribunal has found a pharmacist and wholesaler who purchased and supplied counterfeit sildenafil has not proven “real insight into his conduct” Mr Mina Attia, who in December 2016 was …

A doctor who was convicted of Medicare fraud, and struck off for using cocaine and meth – and illegally prescribing S8 drugs – has had his bid for reinstatement rejected A NSW …