Inquiry into hospital drugs death.
Byline: BY LIAM MURPHY Mur·phy , William Parry 1892-1987.
American physician. He shared a 1934 Nobel Prize for discovering that a diet of liver relieves anemia. Daily Post Staff
AN INQUIRY has been launched at a Wirral hospital into the storage of drugs after a worker died of a suspected overdose of medication only available from his workplace.
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Police and ambulance services were called after a passer by reported seeing a man with a hypodermic needle hypodermic needle
1. A hollow needle used with a hypodermic syringe.
2. A hypodermic syringe including the needle. in his arm.
Drugs used in hospital operating theatres were discovered on the front passenger seat of the car.
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Paul Holt, Director of Operations and Chief Nurse at Wirral Hospital NHS Trust, said: "We can confirm the drugs involved are widely used in operating theatres and are accessible to healthcare professionals."
Mr Holt added: "Although we believe the way in which we currently store the drugs involved balances the need for security with the need for easy access, we will be examining whether there are any other appropriate storage options."
The inquest was adjourned.