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A jump in complaints about NSW pharmacists was driven not by a growth in professional misconduct, but in Health Ministry activity The Review of the Health Care Complaints Commission 2019-20 …

What is the most common type of complaint against pharmacists? And who is most likely to lodge a notification? Ahpra reveals all in latest annual report Ahpra has released its …

Pharmacists have been on the receiving end of an increasing number of complaints, and even calls to police over medication supply, says this professional officer There has been an increase …

Fewer than 1% of pharmacists accounted for nearly a third of all complaints in Australia, according to new research A review of data on all pharmacists registered to practise in …

Eight complaints against a former compounding pharmacist have been dropped by the HCCC, but only after he promised to “never again” seek registration in the future The HCCC has withdrawn …

It’s been a busy and varied week in pharmacy, with opportunities to think about new ways to address existing issues, plus movement on opioids and concern about price gouging We …

A new analysis has looked at the most common complaints against five different health professions: including pharmacists An author team, led by Professor Merrilyn Walton from the University of Sydney, …

What is a vexatious complaint, who makes them and what should pharmacists do if they’re on the receiving end? Notifications against health practitioners including pharmacists are rising, and some of …

Former investigator “whistleblowers” have told a media program the public is not being adequately protected – but AHPRA says it responds to all notifications as quickly as possible Two former …

The Pharmacy Council of NSW has highlighted the problem of unsafe workloads, saying they’re a frequent contributor to complaints The Council receives more than 300 complaints against pharmacists a year, …

The Pharmacy Council of NSW says it has dealt with a growing number of complaints relating to compounded preparations in the last few years As a result, it has opened …

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 …