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 to call to ask