S4 imports land pharmacist in trouble with tribunal

The drugs included products that were not registered for use in Australia

A pharmacy owner has been found guilty of professional misconduct for importing S4 medicines from the UK, including some not registered for use in Australia.

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The pharmacist, who has been banned since 2015 due to an earlier complaint, was reprimanded by the WA State Administrative Tribunal and ordered to pay $5000 towards the Pharmacy Board’s costs.

But he will be able to re-apply for registration from October after the tribunal agreed that a more than two-year delay between the board’s investigations and proceedings meant the pharmacist has already served a “de facto prohibition”

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