Practice nurse disqualified for hacking computers to forge prescriptions

A practice nurse in NSW has been banned from being registered for two years after admitting to using the user names and passwords of two GPs at the medical centre where they worked to forge and print prescriptions for Schedule 4 and 8 drugs.

She also accessed one family member's medical records to write prescriptions in their name and those of another family member to forge a letter purporting to be from the GP about the family member's mental health.

Posted in Australian eHealth

Tags: Prescription shopping


0 # Steve Hambleton 2020-09-10 13:20
A great example of why everyone needs their own secure password. It would not be beyond the regulators to target Dr A and Dr B for inadequate security.

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