Australian Medical Association re-affirms opposition to euthanasia and assisted suicide

Posted November 24, 2016 10:41 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Australian Medical Association re-affirms opposition to euthanasia and assisted suicide

This article was written by Paul Russell, the director of HOPE Australia, and published on the HOPE Australia website on November 24.Paul RussellToday (24th November 2016) the Australian Medical Association released its new policy on euthanasia and assisted suicide.The policy review is a five-yearly process that involved significant consultation and surveying of members ahead of the development of the final document released today.The two page document changes the focus somewhat by opening with various affirmations about the AMA’s commitment to making quality end-of-life care available to all Australians:1.4 All dying patients have the right to receive relief from pain and

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