Saiy, Niloofar

Hearing date: Nov. 21, 2017

Summary of Allegations

As a result of a referral by the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee, it is alleged that Ms. Saiy, while engaged in the practice of pharmacy as a dispensing pharmacist and Designated Manager of Shoppers Drug Mart, 1033 Queen Street West, Toronto, committed professional misconduct in that she

  • Inappropriately provided pharmaceutical treatment to herself and certain identified family members, contrary to the College’s Policy on Treating Self and Family Members
  • Dispensed prescription medications without valid authorization in respect of certain identified patients and transactions
  • Falsified pharmacy records in respect certain identified prescription transactions
  • Failed to keep records as required in respect of certain identified patients

In particular, it is alleged that she

  • Failed to maintain the standards of practice of the profession
  • Failed to keep records as required
  • Falsified a record relating to her practice
  • Signed or issued, in her professional capacity, a document that she knew contained a false or misleading statement
  • Contravened the Act, the Drug and Pharmacies Regulation Act, the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, or the regulations under those Acts, and in particular, section 155 of the Drug and Pharmacies Regulation Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H-4, as amended
  • 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