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The pharmacist had reported the doctor to health authorities for overprescribing codeine and benzodiazepines to local patients An Adelaide GP is standing trial accused of ambushing a pharmacist and attempting …

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 …

“I don’t know why I need to be on all these”: study reveals patient medicine confusion A new Australian study has highlighted the vital role played by pharmacists, especially non-dispensing …

Study reveals disproportionately high rates of oxycodone prescribing in a rural area  New Australian research has revealed concerning levels of oxycodone in western Victoria, with experts calling for investigation on …

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 …

A Sydney GP who inappropriately prescribed addictive drugs to 24 patients was investigated after two pharmacists notified the HCCC Dr Osman Qadri, a solo general practitioner based in the Western …

A NSW doctor has been reprimanded and banned from diagnosing or treating Lyme disease after a misdiagnosed patient died of lung cancer Dr Peter Mayne, 68, first saw Patient A …

A NSW GP has been struck off for overprescribing drugs of addiction to patients, including known doctor shoppers Dr David George West, 75, has had his registration cancelled following proceedings …

Pharmacist prescribing may present concerns to the average GP, but evidence shows it may improve access to healthcare for patients. How could such a model work in everyone’s favour? This …

A Perth doctor with an extensive disciplinary history has been struck off for inappropriate and sexualised behaviour relating to a patient Dr Gregory Duck, 62, from Bassendean in Western Australia, …

A NSW doctor has had her registration cancelled for repeatedly prescribing large amounts of opioids and benzodiazepines to drug-seeking patients The GP, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has …