Doctors Can’t ‘Stand in the Way’ of Euthanasia Patients

September 10, 2018

(Sydney Morning Herald) – Doctors will be expected to put aside their personal views and not stand in the way of patients wanting to end their lives when euthanasia is legalised in Victoria next year. While medical professionals can conscientiously object to participating in euthanasia, Victorian Healthcare Association chief executive Tom Symondson said terminally-ill people should not be impeded in their quest for a hastened death by hospitals or doctors that refuse to offer the service.

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