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Pharmacists are reminded of their right to refuse supply in the wake of an inquest into a man’s death due to methotrexate toxicity Earlier this year, media outlets reported on the …

A NSW pharmacy owner has been struck off the register for “gross breach of his professional obligations” In a hearing before the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal late last year, a …

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay millions in damages to a woman who claimed her cancer was caused by using the company’s baby powder This week a California …

A NSW doctor has been reprimanded for prescribing addictive drugs including fentanyl, oxycodone and morphine to drug-dependent patients without the proper authority A specialist doctor, based in Taree in northern …

A WA pharmacist has lost Federal Court proceedings against AHPRA and the Pharmacy Board, in which he claimed they had published defamatory statements about him The pharmacist had been convicted …

Kos Sclavos focuses on the new mandatory data breach notification laws and what impact they may have on pharmacy The new mandatory data breach notification laws which commenced 22 February …

A NSW pharmacist has been found guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct related to 10 complaints about his dispensing of addictive drugs The pharmacist was first investigated by the Pharmaceutical Services …

A Federal Court has found Heinz made a false or misleading representation to consumers about its Little Kids Shredz products In June 2016, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (the …

A GP has been suspended for continually overprescribing addictive drugs, despite concerned colleagues repeatedly telling him to stop A Victorian general practitioner has been reprimanded and temporarily suspended following serious …

A NSW doctor with a codeine dependency has been struck off for prescribing scheduled medicines to himself over 600 times in just two years A doctor who had practised in …

Three pharmacy owners have been slapped with thousands in fines for underpaying their staff At the time of the alleged conduct, the owners were partners in a business called Save …

A man who died hours after his operation was wrongly prescribed fentanyl instead of oxycodone and paracetamol Paul Lau, 54, died at a Sydney hospital in June 2015 after he was …