Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency - Panel hearing summary 2022.0903
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Panel hearing summary 2022.0903

Decision of the Pharmacy Board of Australia

Performance and professional standards panel 

Jurisdiction: Victoria
Date of Decision: 7 May 2021

Classification of Notification

Offence - Other offence


The Board referred allegations that he Practitioner had taken from charity donation containers while working at Chemist Warehouse Pharmacy.

The Practitioner pleaded guilty in the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria to three theft charges under section 74 of the Crimes Act (Victoria). 

The Panel found that the Practitioner's conduct was below the standard expected of a registered practitioner and amounted to unprofessional conduct. The Panel reprimanded the Practitioner.

In determining the sanction the Panel accepted that the Practitioner had reflected on this offending, undertaken additional education and had taken steps to improve  financial health including creating a budget, taking on extra work and creating a savings account.

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