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More than half of fatal drug poisonings involving the antipsychotic clozapine are unintentional, according to new research based on Australian coronial data Among fatal drug poisonings reported in Australia over …

A coroner has criticised the excessive supply of S8s and codeine that led to a woman’s death The death of a Tasmanian woman from mixed drug toxicity has been investigated …

A coroner has made AHPRA notifications about two health practitioners after a young woman unexpectedly died the day after her methadone dose was bumped up The Victorian woman, who was …

A GP has been cleared of inappropriate treatment after a combination of prescription and non-prescription drugs contributed to a patient’s death Combined toxicity of prescription and non-prescription drugs contributed to …

More time needed to judge effect of Melbourne’s medically supervised injecting room following a man’s overdose late last year: Coroner A 35-year old man died in Melbourne in November 2018 …

A review of coronial findings saw one case where the pharmacist contributed to cause of death, however most others did not make any recommendations to pharmacists Researchers from the University …

A coroner has highlighted that some areas in Melbourne have higher numbers of drug overdose and therefore higher need of prevention strategies In mid 2017, two men in their 30s …

An inquest has highlighted the importance of careful decisions in drug withdrawal, after a patient died from being administered an excessive amount of buprenorphine In April 2015, a 38-year-old man …

Pharmaceutical opioids together with benzos are a deadly combo for Aussies, a new report has found, as NSW Labor commits to introducing real-time monitoring Deaths related to opioid use are …

A man who died hours after his operation was wrongly prescribed fentanyl instead of oxycodone and paracetamol Paul Lau, 54, died at a Sydney hospital in June 2015 after he was …

Counsel assisting suggests there were more than 15 missed opportunities to detect the error, a coroner has heard A 54-year-old man died at a Sydney hospital after he was given …

A coroner has concluded the death of a Tasmanian man was due to paracetamol toxicity after daily use for more than a decade Maxwell John Free passed away aged 64 …