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By Bill Madden, Western Sydney University In Australia, we sometimes hear of problems in the health industry regarding anaesthetics, cosmetic surgeons or chiropractors acting in ways that could be, and …

AHPRA has warned health professionals that they cannot claim to be registered if their registration has been cancelled A man has been sentenced in the Adelaide Magistrates Court after being …

A new consultation paper includes proposals that could change the way national boards regulate health practitioners AHPRA has welcomed the release of a consultation paper by the Australian Health Ministers …

AHPRA and police in Victoria are joining forces to help protect the public The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and Victoria Police have announced a Memorandum of Understanding which they …

A man who posed as a doctor, obstetrician and gynaecologist in Melbourne has been jailed for nearly a decade Raffaele Di Paolo has been sentenced after pleading guilty to 51 …

AHPRA has published more guidance for advertisers of regulated health services about testimonials The new guidance is aimed at emphasising that selectively editing reviews or testimonials has the potential to …

More risk exists from people not reporting concerns about health professionals, than from making dubious complaints, new research shows The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency has commissioned new independent research …

When a pharmacist dispenses carbimazole instead of carbamazepine, where does responsibility lie? In its latest communication to members, Pharmaceutical Defence Ltd looks at a common case scenario to illustrate how …

The Pharmacy Board has advised on handling scripts for large quantities of codeine-containing preparations In its latest communique, the Pharmacy Board has received a request for advice about how pharmacists …

It’s been a busy week in the pharmacy sector… There was big news in the world of banners this week, as the Malouf Group announced that it is to join …

There were 373 notifications lodged with AHPRA about pharmacists in 2016/17, new figures show AHPRA has released its annual report for the year to 30 June 2017, showing that 1.8% …

Pharmacists have been reminded that the Code of Conduct applies to all online activity—including public forums and closed groups The Social media policy and Code of conduct for pharmacists both …