GP let patients collect opioid scripts from letterbox: tribunal

He was also found guilty of self-administering morphine

A GP told receptionists to leave scripts for addictive drugs in his practice mailbox, where patients picked them up and left $5 as payment, a tribunal has found.


The GP from Camden, near Sydney, also shared a “recreational” needle of morphine from his doctor’s bag with his then girlfriend, who worked part-time as a practice receptionist, according to findings published this month.

Another receptionist, who worked at the practice for 17 years, told the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal that patients were allowed