30 years on the front line: The GP still treating patients who inject drugs

When Victoria’s first supervised injecting room opened, Associate Professor John Furler was there 'day one'.
Rachel Fieldhouse

Associate Professor John Furler has been on the front line, treating patients who use illicit drugs, for almost 30 years while also forging his academic career at the University of Melbourne.

When Victoria’s first medically supervised injecting room (MSIR) launched, he was there on day one.