Cardiologist injects teen girlfriend with morphine

A Perth cardiologist has been disciplined for prescribing his teenaged girlfriend morphine and other drugs for back pain.

The consultant cardiologist at a private hospital who also has a university post will be suspended from practice for 18 months as of November 21 and fined $30,000 for professional misconduct.

He formed a “close, personal and intimate relationship” with an 18-year-old woman who