Mr Jason Phat Thanh Vuong – Pharmacist – Registration Cancelled for Unsatisfactory Professional Conduct and Professional Misconduct
12 August 2022
The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted a complaint against pharmacist Mr Jason Vuong before the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (“the Tribunal”).
It was alleged that between 2015 and 2018, while working as a pharmacist and as a proprietor of Maks Chemist (“the pharmacy”) at Belmore, Mr Vuong:
- Inappropriately dispensed various drugs of addiction drugs to Patients A to K.
- Failed to check Patients A to K’s dispensing history and supplied multiple repeats of a drug at the same time without any inquiry.
- Entered an inappropriate arrangement with a health food store operator in Cabramatta, Ms Trinh, to supply large quantities of prescription medication and pharmaceutical products.
In its decision of July 2022, the Tribunal found the complaints proven and that Mr Vuong was guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct and professional misconduct.
The Tribunal cancelled Mr Vuong’s registration with a non-review period of 2 years.
The full decision can be found here: NSW Caselaw
For further information, contact the Executive Officer of the Health Care Complaints Commission, on 9219 7444 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The information in this media release is correct at the time of publication. Orders may change; for example, conditions may no longer apply. For current information regarding the status of a registered health practitioner, including any conditions that currently apply, please check the National Register at www.ahpra.gov.au.
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