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A doctor, pharmacist and nurse have been accused of hastening the death of a patient using a “grossly excessive” dosage of pain medication Three healthcare …

Harm minimisation stakeholders and the family of a young woman who died over the weekend have urged politicians to trial pill testing And community pharmacies …

A man who smoked ice before breakfast, and then killed a young pharmacist on the road, has been sentenced to eight years in prison Pharmacist …

One harm minimisation stakeholder has warned that deaths from illicit drugs will continue without pill testing, as UK data shows 20% of substances sold were …

Getting enough sleep is important… but getting too much could be risky, new research shows A study of more than 116,000 people in seven regions …

Doctors in the Netherlands have warned people not to inhale deodorant spray following the death of a man who did so The 19-year-old man was …

More hospitalisations are caused by side effects of intended use of licit opioids, than from illicit use or misuse Harms highlighted in a new report …

Pharmacists are being urged to check patients’ inhaler technique, following the release of new data on asthma deaths Women aged between 55 and 64 years …

A drugged driver has faced a Melbourne court, pleading guilty to culpable driving causing death after he hit and killed a 27-year-old pharmacist Jo Lim, …

A doctor has been reprimanded, ordered to pay $30,000 and conditions placed on his registration after the death of a patient from multi-drug toxicity The …

How did a patient admitted to a South Australian public hospital for pain in his arm die from fentanyl and oxycodone toxicity? On 23 March …

Do we need ‘selfie-free zones’ to prevent an epidemic of camera-induced deaths and injuries? Over 250 people worldwide died in selfie-related incidents over a six-year …