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Pharmacy licensees warned that cases of suspected serious breaches of drugs and poisons legislation will be referred to the Department of Health and could result in a prosecution Between August …

Authority looks into allegations of ‘serious deficiencies’ including use of expired materials, and warns of recurring non-compliance related to compounding and S8s In June and July this year, the Victorian …

Recent inspections have identified pharmacies carrying out complex compounding in breach of guidelines Complex compounding is being undertaken on pharmacy premises that do not meet the requirements of guidelines, the …

There are potential public safety risks from consumers’ medicines being identifiable after dispensing, reminds authority There are regulations for the transfer of dispensed medicines throughout a pharmacy in open baskets, …

Dangerous compounding and unhygienic dose administration filling areas are just a selection of reasons why owners were pulled up before recent panel hearings Pharmacy owners have been reprimanded for allowing …

A slew of pharmacy owners has been cautioned, including over poor S8 records, open medicines baskets, and insufficient pharmacist staff to meet dispensing workload In March 2019 there were five panel …

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 pharmacy owner has been reprimanded for failing to maintain accurate S8 records – with evidence of 43 unprocessed transactions in two weeks In January 2019 the Victorian Pharmacy Authority …

A state pharmacy authority has reprimanded several pharmacists and cautioned two others for breaching good pharmacy practice In October and November this year, the Victorian Pharmacy Authority conducted seven panel …

Two pharmacy owners have been cautioned about their pharmacy practices, including one that was storing food in the same fridge that they stored vaccines and antibiotics This September the Victorian …

What not to do: Three pharmacy owners have been reprimanded and two cautioned in recent panel hearings into their pharmacy practice In the first quarter of 2018 alone, the Victorian …

A pharmacy owner has launched a case alleging a licensing authority discriminated against him based on race “on a number of occasions” Pharmacist Essam Bekhit has initiated proceedings against the …