A series of critical errors and failings on a stroke and neurology ward led to the preventable death of a man from opioid toxicity at an Adelaide public hospital, a coroner has found. Stephen Atkins died from fentanyl and oxycodone toxicity after being admitted for treatment of neuropathic pain at Flinders Medical Centre in March ...
Patient’s death on stroke/neurology ward was preventable: coroner
By Tessa Hoffman
18 Oct 2018