McAnulty, Thomas

Hearing date: TBA

Summary of Allegations

As a result of a referral by the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee, it is alleged that Mr. McAnulty, while engaged in the practice of pharmacy as Designated Manager of Tom’s Pharmacy in St. Catharines, Ontario, committed professional misconduct in that

  • In or about the period from October 6, 2014 to October 6, 2016, he failed to complete a physical count and reconciliation every 6 months as required by the College’s Medication Procurement and Inventory Management Policy with respect to the inventory of narcotics and controlled drugs;
  • In or about the period from October 6, 2014 to October 6, 2016, he failed to keep records as required by the College’s Medication Procurement and Inventory Management Policy with respect to the inventory of narcotics and controlled drugs;
  • In or about the period from January 1, 2016 to October 6, 2016, he dispensed prescription drugs, controlled drugs, narcotics, and/or targeted substances without a valid prescription, namely methylphenidate.

In particular, it is alleged that he

  • Failed to maintain a standard of practice of the profession
  • Contravened a federal or provincial law or municipal by-law with respect to the distribution, sale or dispensing of any drug or mixture of drugs, and in particular:
    • In or about the period from January 1, 2016 to October 6, 2016, he contravened section G.03.002 of the Food and Drug Regulations, C.R.C., c. 870, as amended, made under the Food and Drugs Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-27, as amended, by dispensing methylphenidate without a valid prescription
  • Engaged in conduct or performed an act 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