Carol Eaton-Davies, nurse, is struck off after issuing more than 1,800 prescriptions for high-risk drugs including codeine to family members over 18-YEAR period

Appalling. The start of the piece:

A nurse issued more than 1,800 prescriptions of high-risk drugs such as codeine and diazepam for herself and seven family members for more than 18 years – then quit her job when she was found out.

Carol Eaton-Davies had been working at Meddygfa Penygroes Surgery in Llanelli for 30 years when it was discovered she had been issuing drugs including addictive painkillers that, watchdogs say, could have left people with dependency problems.

It was only when an internal audit was carried out in October 2020 that the Carmarthenshire nurse – who was not qualified to prescribe drugs – was revealed to have been issuing prescriptions for seven relatives since 2002.

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