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Coroner investigates a woman’s rare and inadvertent death from off-label use of baclofen This story contains details that may distress some readers. Caution is advised. A Victorian Coroner has attributed …

Coroner issues recommendations for drug checking and early warning systems after five young men died from ingesting dangerous psychoactive substances A Victorian coroner has recommended that the state government implement …

A coroner has criticised the “shocking lack of attention” that led to a man receiving 10 times the prescribed amount of hydromorphone Medication errors have been highlighted in recent coroner’s …

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 …

Multiple coroners have made recommendations for tightened access to unsupervised dosing and better education on storage, with further investigation encouraged in latest case A 71-year-old Victorian woman died in early …

The GP who prescribed methadone to a Tasmanian man was found to have breached the Poisons Act on 35 occasions A 51-year-old Tasmanian man died from acute methadone toxicity in …

A young man’s doctors and pharmacists attempted to appropriately limit his access to addictive medications before he died, finds coroner A 31-year-old Hobart man who died in 2017 from mixed …

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 …

Coroner calls for state health department to review rationale for excluding pregabalin from SafeScript, following the death of a Victorian man The Victorian coroner has called for a government review …

Coroner says it is ‘impossible’ to identify whether the timing of pharmacist dispensing was a factor in the death of a young woman, within two days of commencing methadone treatment …

A young man has died after ingesting oxycodone, MDMA, codeine, Phenergan, Xanax and alcohol while at a party with mates A 22-year-old man passed away on 28 January last year following …

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 …