Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill in WA letter to paper

Read Full Article Filed on 15 October 2019

Medically assisted killing is not necessary. As a society we must not break, we must not destroy this foundational Code of Medicine to ease the way, but never to kill.

“I want to end my life” – a reflection on the ongoing push for a right to die

Read Full Article Filed on 14 October 2019

Let’s be clear – we must never give legal approval for people to die and doctors must never be involved in killing. To give compassionate and skilled medical care to the very end of a patient’s life, to ease the way, yes, that is our role and duty and privilege, but never to kill.

Euthanasia, Physician Assisted Suicide widening the cultural divide

Read Full Article Filed on 26 June 2019

This article highlights the fact that in some studies euthanasia and physician assisted suicide is requested for pain relief in only about a quarter of people with the majority being for reasons of personal autonomy “this is what I want, and I will have it”.