Pages tagged "Health"
Feb 15, 2019
The barrister charged with the task of advising the WA government about assisted suicide legislation has described it as a ‘minefield’. Former WA governor Malcolm McCusker has said that ‘grappling with the big questions will likely keep him awake at night,” as he considers issues such as whether the scheme should include dementia patients, safeguards against coercion and the right of doctors and health care providers to conscientiously object. Continue reading
Feb 06, 2019
Disappointingly, despite its year-long inquiry into end of life choices in Western Australia, the Joint Select Committee on End of Life Choices was unable to ascertain basic facts about palliative care in the state. Continue reading
Jan 24, 2019
Catholic hospitals in Canada have found themselves in the middle of a religious freedom battle, with euthanasia advocates claiming that hospitals who accept any government funding should be forced to participate in the country’s euthanasia regime. Continue reading