- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Children’s homes not required to obtain pharmacy licenses, court holds
- Explanation for refusal to reinstate license not required, court says
- Though hearsay, script for pharmacist’s fraudulent calls held acceptable evidence in revocation proceeding
- Licensee’s age and threat to his practice held to justify stay of suspension
- Board members’ exposure to facts in proposed consent order not sufficient to show bias
When it comes to preventing physicians who are under investigation for sexual misconduct from further infractions, having a chaperone in the room with them is not an effective deterrent, an Australian study has found. As a result, the Medical Board of Australia and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency will no longer use chaperones, and will instead simply suspend suspected doctors or limit their patients by gender.