Awad, Boules

Hearing date: TBA

Summary of Allegations

As a result of a referral by the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee, it is alleged that Mr. Awad, in or about the year 2017, while engaged in the practice of pharmacy as owner, Designated Manager and/or dispensing pharmacist, committed professional misconduct, in that he

  • Submitted accounts or charges for services that he knew were false or misleading to the insurers of certain identified persons for one or more of certain identified prescriptions;
  • Falsified pharmacy records relating to his practice in relation to claims made to the insurers of certain identified persons for one or more of certain identified prescriptions;
  • Failed to reverse billings improperly charged to the insurers of certain identified persons for one or more of certain identified prescriptions after being requested to do so;
  • Failed to respond to the inquiries and requests of his patients.

In particular, it is alleged that he

  • Failed to maintain a standard of practice of the profession;
  • Falsified records relating to his practice;
  • Signed or issued, in his professional capacity, a document that he knew contained a false or misleading statement;
  • Submitted an account or charge for services that he knew was false or misleading;
  • Engaged in conduct or performed an act or acts relevant to the practice of pharmacy that, having regard to all the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members of the profession as disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional.