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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 …

A call from a pharmacist should have alerted a GP that he was in breach of a “critical compliance condition” imposed on his registration, a Tribunal has heard At a …

There has been a recent spate of fraudulent S8 prescriptions along the east coast of Australia, indemnity insurance provider warns Pharmaceutical Defence Limited (PDL) is reminding pharmacists to remain vigilant …

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 …