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Mixing illegal and prescription drugs causing accidental deaths, says leading GP

West Belfast GP Dr George O’Neill made the stark warning

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Expert advice: Dr George O’Neill

Expert advice: Dr George O’Neill

Expert advice: Dr George O’Neill

Drug users are dying by accident by mixing illegal and prescription drugs which is stopping them from breathing, a leading GP has warned.

Dr George O’Neill has called for urgent action to address Northern Ireland’s spiralling drug abuse crisis.

However, he has raised concerns that a Department of Health plan to try and tackle addiction will fail due to a lack of funds.


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