From an expert

  • Know the signs of an overdose

    On International Overdose Awareness Day, the NSW Poisons Information Centre are encouraging the community to learn the signs and symptoms of overdose.
  • Health warning about carbon monoxide poisoning

    The NSW Poisons Information Centre (NSWPIC) has issued a grave warning about the dangers of using outdoor heaters and barbeques inside.
  • Accidental vaping exposures in toddlers triple

    Calls to the NSWPIC for accidental vaping exposures in toddlers have more than tripled in the past year, prompting a grave warning from health experts.
  • Fresh warning to avoid wild mushrooms

    The NSW Poisons Information Centre has issued a fresh warning about the dangers of consuming mushrooms found in the wild, following a spike in emergency presentations across the state.
  • Keep kids safe from wild mushrooms

    Parents are being urged to check their gardens and backyards for wild mushrooms before letting children play, after recent rainfall has caused a spike in growth of the potentially fatal fungi.