Assisted dying: Rights and responsibilities

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Assisted dying: Rights and responsibilities

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Respect for people’s autonomy – their decision to request help to die – must be balanced with adequate safeguards [Virginia McMillan]


Morag McDowell explains how the two relevant pieces of legislation will work when the New Zealand health and disability system starts providing an assisted-dying service

The focus has to be on assessing a person’s decision-making ability, and not the decision they make For some people, assisted dying is such a sen, Morag McDowell_New HDC, Morag McDowell