GP to practise despite breaking prescription ban

Dr Renato Di Mascio from Sydney’s west was instead formally reprimanded, given a long list of conditions and once again banned from prescribing Schedule 8 and Schedule 4D drugs, the NSW Medical Tribunal said.

In its finding, the tribunal said Dr Di Mascio was first banned from prescribing drugs of addiction in 2001 after an investigation found he had prescribed them to people he ought to have known were drug-dependent.

Another investigation in 2010 found he had again prescribed