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New Protections for Safe Prescribing of Opiates

DOVER – Continuing efforts to curb the abuse of opiate pain medication in Delaware, the state agency charged with regulating medical practice and drug prescription recently unveiled rules that will help doctors and pharmacists more closely monitor and control the use of opiates by patients under their care. The new requirements contain expanded procedures related […]




Secretary of State Announces Suspension of Prescribing Privileges

DOVER – Acting on recommendations from the state’s Controlled Substances Advisory Committee, Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock has suspended certain prescribing privileges of three Delaware physicians, citing findings that they repeatedly violated Delaware’s Uniform Controlled Substances Act. In making this determination, Secretary Bullock and the committee considered the conclusions of an administrative hearing officer, who […]




Secretary of State Announces Medical License Suspension

Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock and the state Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline have suspended the Delaware medical license of Eva C. Dickinson, in light of the suspension of her Maryland medical license last month in connection with alleged drug-related criminal activity.




Delaware Patient Protections Rank Best in Nation

DOVER, DE – Delaware has the most complete and effective system of laws and regulations in the country to govern medical practice and protect patients from abuse and unprofessional conduct, according to a 50-state investigative reporting project recently completed by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Where gaps often exist in other states that allow medical practitioners to […]




Board of Funeral Services Announces License Revocation

The Delaware Board of Funeral Services has ordered the revocation of the funeral service license of Deborah E. Harris-Nock of Bridgeville, Delaware, following determination that Ms. Harris-Nock violated Delaware law. In May 2015, during which time her license was already suspended, Ms. Harris-Nock was arrested and pled guilty to failing to return pre-need funeral expenses […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Division of Professional Regulation"

New Protections for Safe Prescribing of Opiates

DOVER – Continuing efforts to curb the abuse of opiate pain medication in Delaware, the state agency charged with regulating medical practice and drug prescription recently unveiled rules that will help doctors and pharmacists more closely monitor and control the use of opiates by patients under their care. The new requirements contain expanded procedures related […]




Secretary of State Announces Suspension of Prescribing Privileges

DOVER – Acting on recommendations from the state’s Controlled Substances Advisory Committee, Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock has suspended certain prescribing privileges of three Delaware physicians, citing findings that they repeatedly violated Delaware’s Uniform Controlled Substances Act. In making this determination, Secretary Bullock and the committee considered the conclusions of an administrative hearing officer, who […]




Secretary of State Announces Medical License Suspension

Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock and the state Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline have suspended the Delaware medical license of Eva C. Dickinson, in light of the suspension of her Maryland medical license last month in connection with alleged drug-related criminal activity.




Delaware Patient Protections Rank Best in Nation

DOVER, DE – Delaware has the most complete and effective system of laws and regulations in the country to govern medical practice and protect patients from abuse and unprofessional conduct, according to a 50-state investigative reporting project recently completed by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Where gaps often exist in other states that allow medical practitioners to […]




Board of Funeral Services Announces License Revocation

The Delaware Board of Funeral Services has ordered the revocation of the funeral service license of Deborah E. Harris-Nock of Bridgeville, Delaware, following determination that Ms. Harris-Nock violated Delaware law. In May 2015, during which time her license was already suspended, Ms. Harris-Nock was arrested and pled guilty to failing to return pre-need funeral expenses […]