Mr Luigi Sbirziola – Pharmacist – Found to be unsuitable to hold registration
21 October 2022
The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted a complaint against pharmacist Luigi Sbirziola before the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (‘the Tribunal’).
It was alleged that between 2018 and 2019, while he working as a proprietor pharmacist in Narellan, Mr Sbirziola:
- Engaged in various sexual offences involving minors for which he was later convicted.
- Failed to notify the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency when he was charged.
- Used cannabis.
On 14 October 2022, the Tribunal found the complaint proven and found that Mr Sbirziola was not a suitable person to hold registration.
The Tribunal ordered that, if Mr Sbirziola had still been registered, his registration would have been cancelled and imposed a non-review period and prohibition order for 10 years.
The full decision can be found here: NSW Caselaw
For further information, contact the Executive Officer of the Health Care Complaints Commission, on 02 9219 7444 or send an email to email@example.com.
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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