Dilemma results: should this dishonest pharmacist be struck off?

ONE of the core principles of being a pharmacist is honesty. Pharmacists need to demonstrate honesty and integrity even in situations that may be difficult for them, or when the outcome may be unfavourable. For example, honesty in the reporting of dispensing errors is expected.

The aim of this dilemma was to explore the idea of honesty in a pharmacist’s personal and professional life. We hope you enjoy reading the results of the dilemma and that perhaps it makes you reflect on your own practice.

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Note: the purpose of this dilemma is to present a case that may occur in practice; for you to consider what you would do if faced with it; and to encourage you to reflect on your decision. The possible answers are examples, and are not an exhaustive list of all the potential solutions


About johnathanlaird 514 Articles
Community pharmacist. Independent prescirber. Interested in respiratory care and prescribing from within the community pharmacy.

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