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S8s


A pharmacist dispensed S8 medicines to a doctor shopper without a script or authority – and the GP who wrote scripts for the medicines afterwards has been reprimanded The State …

A doctor has been reprimanded and barred from prescribing S8s after he did so without the correct authorisation The Medical Board referred Dr Ainslie James Hay Waddell, a specialist GP, …

A former pharmacist has been disqualified from applying for registration to practise the profession for 12 months, after he “put his head in the sand” over oxycodone discrepancies The Melbourne …

The Victorian Pharmacy Authority has reported on three recent panel hearings, one of which featured “extensive” S8 records discrepancies In one case, “discrepancies in records for S8 poisons were so …

A pharmacist said he was unsure which of several forged scripts and non-compliant scripts for drugs of addiction he had dispensed, claiming staff were using his log-in details The pharmacist appeared …

A pharmacist’s “perceived lack of security” in his employment influenced his failure to adequately supervise a technician The South Australian pharmacist has been reprimanded and conditions imposed on his registration …

The Pharmacy Board has published two case summaries to highlight pharmacists’ obligations… including one where S8s were regularly dispensed with no valid script In its latest newsletter, the Board has …

Pharmacy and medical bodies have written to the TGA, calling for national script monitoring to be implemented urgently In its consultation paper on options for a regulatory response regarding prescription …

PSA and SHPA are at odds with the Guild in their support of changes to pack sizes, while some pharmacists have voiced concerns about stock management, logistics and cost The …

In a submission to the TGA, the Guild has reiterated its support for a national real time monitoring system for opioids The TGA’s probe into opioid misuse is investigating potential …

A pharmacist’s registration has been cancelled after he supplied drugs to several patients without a prescription – and attempted to shift blame to his employers Pharmacist James Fearon was arrested …

Four pharmacy licensees have faced Panel Hearings on charges including discrepancies with S8s – with one case including pharmacotherapy drugs The Victorian Pharmacy Authority outlined four Panel Hearing cases held …