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A cohort study has examined five years’ worth of AHPRA notifications and found pharmacists comprise only 5% – while more than half pertained to doctors Dr Marie Bismark from the …

Addressing pharmacists’ concerns, the organisation says it will be reviewing its policies and procedures in relation to safeguarding the confidentiality of notifiers This month AJP reported the story of an …

AHPRA has successfully prosecuted a former medical practitioner for claiming a member of his staff was a registered health practitioner when they were not Former GP Roger Bernard has pleaded …

After a pharmacist reported a doctor to AHPRA for inappropriate prescribing, AJP looks into the circumstances that led to her being attacked In the past few weeks we have covered the …

The pharmacist survived the violent attack of the “single-minded and determined” doctor with some help from an “extremely brave” customer Adelaide GP Brian Holder, 69, has been found guilty of …

A lot can happen in just one week in Australia’s pharmacy sector… This week, AHPRA released its annual report and we got a look at the notification figures: only 6% …

AHPRA plans to run a pilot audit to check health practitioner compliance with advertising requirements in early 2019 Random audits of advertising compliance will advance a risk-based approach to enforcing …

A NSW Chinese medicine practitioner has landed in hot water after making claims about treating cancer and autism Qi Xin Chen was convicted of unlawful advertising of a regulated health …

It will be easier for consumers to make public safety checks on health practitioners under new AHPRA changes The changes, to the national Register of practitioners, will facilitate access of …

AHPRA has again highlighted that Australians must not hold themselves out to be a health practitioner if they are not one, following the conviction of a fake dentist A NSW …

Health practitioners are traditionally reluctant to make mandatory notifications for various reasons, says the Pharmacy Council of NSW Reasons pharmacists may be reluctant to make a notification include fear of …

AHPRA has again warned Australians not to use protected titles such as “medical practitioner” if they are not one Raffaele Di Paolo was sentenced to nine years and six months …