Forged scripts an increasing problem

Prescription fraud is becoming an increasing problem that pharmacists must be vigilant of, Lenette Mullen, Pharmacy Guild of Australia WA branch president believes.

Following the fourteenth global alert issued by the WA Health Department in the last 12 months relating to stolen prescription pads, Ms Mullen warned that the problem was on the rise.

“We know those forging scripts are becoming more sophisticated, and the forgeries of harder to detect,” she told