In this episode, we discover how the Pharmaceutical Regulatory Unit (the PRU) and the Pharmacy Council of NSW - are working together to keep the public safe.
How does the PRU and Council manage complaints and investigations into Pharmacists?
And what can pharmacists do if a complaint is made against them?
We hear expert advice from Bruce Battye, Director Pharmaceutical Regulatory Unit, and Georgina Woods, Professional Officer for the Pharmacy Council.
LINKS & RESOURCES
NSW Pain Management Network - Opioid recommendations in General Practice
NSW Health Pharmacists Home page
NSW Health - Lost, stolen or forged prescriptions link
Pharmacy Council News
Forged prescriptions – May 2022
Shopping for fentanyl article – December 2021
Scams to obtain S8s via phone orders – January 2019
High-risk prescription opioid use:10 things you need to know
Podcast 36: Approaching difficult conversations with patients about
Opioids and antidepressants: which combinations to avoid
Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008 - NSW Legislation
Health Practitioner Regulation (New South Wales) Regulation 2016 - NSW Legislation
Practice Alerts Archives - PDL - Pharmaceutical Defence Limited
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