Rural GP guilty of misconduct over addictive drugs

A RURAL GP overburdened with patients, particularly after the death of a colleague, has been reprimanded for overprescribing.

Dr Glen Mobilia has been found guilty of professional misconduct and reprimanded by the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal for prescribing Schedule 8 and 4D drugs, including methadone, diazepam, oxycodone, fentanyl, buprenorphine and morphine, to patients he knew or should have known were drug dependent, and without proper authority.

Dr Mobilia admitted most of the complaints against him, which