Bendigo service believes there is a gap in a health care system grappling with opioid addiction

Tom O'Callaghan
Updated January 9 2019 - 9:05pm, first published 3:20pm
Of the 103 drug-related deaths in Bendigo from 2001 - 2015, 37 involved opioids, according to the Penington Institute. Picture: AP Photo/Patrick Sison
Of the 103 drug-related deaths in Bendigo from 2001 - 2015, 37 involved opioids, according to the Penington Institute. Picture: AP Photo/Patrick Sison

Patients need better support in a health system grappling with an 87 per cent spike in prescription opioid deaths.

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Tom O'Callaghan

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