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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 …

A coroner has recommended making the ACT’s DORA system mandatory for all prescribers and pharmacists, after the death of a woman from multi-drug toxicity Forty-eight-year-old Lauren Maree Johnstone died in …

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 …

Coroner calls delay of real-time monitoring in WA “frustrating” and pleads for urgency following the death of a young army veteran The WA Coroner has found that real-time monitoring would …

A man has died by overdose in a GP surgery after taking drugs alongside the GP’s daughter – who also worked at the practice A 43-year-old man from Adelaide has …