Saskatchewan physician accused of inappropriate prescribing of opioids provides up licence


KAMSACK, SASK.—A Saskatchewan physician accused of inappropriately prescribing opioids to sufferers has agreed to surrender his medical licence.

Murray Davies, who labored in Kamsack, Sask., close to the Manitoba border, was charged March 2018 with unprofessional conduct by the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan.

The regulatory physique says the fees stemmed from issues about Davies’ prescribing of highly effective remedy reminiscent of opioids and benzodopanies.

Affiliate registrar and authorized counsel Bryan Salte says Davies was alleged to have been prescribing these drugs to sufferers who have been present process therapy for opioid dependancy.

Salte says Davies didn’t admit to the fees and the school agreed to not prosecute them in alternate for Davies relinquishing his medical licence and promising he would by no means observe drugs once more.

The school says the settlement with Davies was signed final month.

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