Pharmacist guilty of misconduct allowed to keep working

She must complete an ethics course and accept mentoring from a senior colleague

A community pharmacist, who was unhappy after missing out on a management role, has been reprimanded for helping herself to S4 medication.

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The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal found the pharmacist’s conduct amounted to professional misconduct.

She was also found guilty of unsatisfactory professional performance for a number of dispensing errors, including supplying a patient with a Mirena IUD instead of Implanon and dispensing a different patient’s prescription in the incorrect name.

The pharmacist, whom Pharmacy News has chosen not to name,

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