GP registrar wins reprieve over forged scripts


A junior doctor who forged prescriptions for sleeping pills has been allowed to practise as a GP registrar after making a “remarkable” recovery from addiction.

The unnamed doctor came to the Medical Board of Australia's attention after crashing his car while under the influence of illicitly obtained zolpidem (Stilnox). 

A pharmacist later notified the medical board of suspicions the doctor was posing as his father and brother, both doctors, to phone through fake