Coroner probes meningitis death

A Queensland nurse has told a coronial inquest she more readily questions doctors' prescriptions since the 2014 death of a Brisbane real estate agent who was given too much morphine.

Father-of-three Michael James Calder, 33, had repeatedly complained of severe headaches and was being treated for viral meningitis at the Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital at Chermside in July 2014 when he died.

An autopsy later found he had fatal doses of morphine in his system.

A two-day inquest in Brisbane is considering the circumstances leading up to his death and