Illawarra Mercury
Wednesday, 29 November 2023

Major health unions join push for pill testing in NSW

Natalie Croxon
Updated October 27 2023 - 11:25am, first published October 26 2023 - 5:00pm
Shaye Candish, general secretary of the NSW Nurses and Midwives Association, has voiced support for pill testing alongside other unions and representative bodies. File picture by Robert Peet
Shaye Candish, general secretary of the NSW Nurses and Midwives Association, has voiced support for pill testing alongside other unions and representative bodies. File picture by Robert Peet

Major health unions and representative bodies have joined the push to introduce pill testing in NSW, saying a delay will endanger lives, but Health Minister Ryan Park has confirmed the government has no plans to introduce the measure.

Natalie Croxon

Natalie Croxon

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Reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, mostly covering social affairs. Previously of the Bendigo Advertiser, Northern Daily Leader and Quirindi Advocate. Our Watch award winner.