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An inquest into four deaths related to opioid prescribing and doctor shopping has highlighted the urgent need for real-time monitoring A joint inquest into four recent deaths was recently held …

A coronial inquiry has found use of synthetic cannabinoids led to the death of a Perth man, who was having trouble sourcing his usual cannabis supply Steven John Colloff, 47, …

Two doctors have been implicated in the death of a 79-year-old man after he was administered morphine, despite having taken leftover Endone tablets prescribed to his late wife In August …

Have you ever been presented with a concerning script and, if so, did you contact the doctor and refuse to supply the medicine? A few weeks ago an inquest was …

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 …