Medicines are essential, but they're also deadly
We use medicines everyday. Coroners reports teach us their harms.
Your wife is diagnosed with terminal cancer. A palliative care plan is put in place involving strong pain medicines, fentanyl patches, an opioid 100 times stronger than morphine, to help reduce her suffering.
A patch is like a plaster that sticks to the skin to administer the medicine. The palliative care nurse wrongly advises your wife to take a bath …
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