Pharmacist banned for stealing schedule 8 drugs

A pharmacist who stole schedule 8 drugs from his employer and lied to cover his tracks has been slapped with a three-year practising ban.

The pharmacist, whom Pharmacy News has chosen not to name, was also fined $12,000 after being found guilty of professional misconduct for obtaining drugs from his employer by deceit on a number of occasions and creating fictitious transactions to hide his actions.

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal heard the middle-aged man first started misusing testosterone