Fentanyl-related overdose deaths are almost TEN every month | Health | Life & Style

The figures show fentanyl was responsible for 113 deaths over the last 14 months – eight deaths a month compared with an average of 2.7 a month in 2015. Meanwhile figures from NHS Digital show the number of fentanyl prescriptions have doubled to 1.2 million.  Separate research shows the UK is now the largest host of dark web fentanyl sales in Europe, behind almost 10 per cent of illicit world sales and an average of more than 300 a month.  The revelations follow repeated warnings from the National Crime Agency…

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