Doctor-shopper death preventable
The death of an opioid-dependent doctor-shopper from multi-drug toxicity has been partly blamed on a “non-existent” relationship between her treating GPs and specialists.
Darwin mother Heather Fotiades was found dead in her bedroom in July 2015. The 43-year-old had been taking 80mg of Endone, 100mg of methadone and 450mg of Lyrica daily.
An inquest into her death was told Ms Fotiades had already been transitioned from