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S8s


The Pharmacy Board has issued a statement about a pharmacist who diverted S8s and supplied ice The Board outlined the case of Daniel Soong, the former part owner of two …

A GP blamed printer malfunctions and two patients for a large number of scripts for alprazolam, diazepam and testosterone to two patients A GP’s registration has been cancelled for excessive …

A pharmacy was investigated after its wholesaler noticed it “purchased amongst the highest quantities of high strength Fentanyl patches and high strength oxycodone tablets of any pharmacy in NSW” The …

PDL has issued a practice alert discussing incidents involving drugs of dependence The PDL Professional Officers often see incident reports or regulatory notifications involving high risk medications such as S8 items and …

Two recent panel hearings have demonstrated the importance of correct management of S8 poisons, as well as who accesses the premises and when In its latest circular, the Victorian Pharmacy …

A pharmacist was among those who raised the alarm about a NSW GP’s prescribing of drugs of addiction to drug-dependent patients The NSW Health Care Complaints Commission has released a …

Dispensing practices at a Sydney pharmacy were so bad that a Tribunal has said a report on them should be “compulsory reading for every pharmacist” Part One of a report …

The VPA has given details of several panel hearings – three of which related to significant alterations to the pharmacy premises Eight panel hearings into alleged failures to meet responsibilities …

An Australian S8 first once again raises the question of MBS numbers for pharmacists, writes Angelo Pricolo Patients are the real winners as Victorian pharmacists will become the first in …

A GP and pharmacist has been suspended after his inappropriate prescribing of S8s painkillers and other drugs of concern The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted a general practitioner and pharmacist …

A wish to ease his patients’ distress was a key factor in a doctor’s overprescribing, a Tribunal has heard In November 2017, the Medical Board of Australia referred Dr Christopher …

Methadone stored in open disposable cups, a “gross failure” to comply with S8 recording and a refit that helped lead to a reprimand were all highlighted at recent panel hearings …