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NZHPA in the Media
Originally published in The Age, 9 October 2017
by Marion Harris
Most patients with incurable cancer battle to the end. They exhaust all evidence-based
Once euthanasia or assisted-suicide is legalised for a select group, before long the argument is put that it’s discriminatory not to allow it for others, including
Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Capital & Coast District Health Board (CCDHB), Wellington
Adjunct Professor, School Biological Sciences, Victoria University, Wellington
Do hospitals and hospices already effectively practice euthanasia through administering pain relief or withholding medications?
Radio New Zealand interviews Sinead Donnelly of the Australian
The cost of legal action has led the Medical Council to abandon its proposed statement on the advice doctors should give when they have
Media statement: Dr Catherine Hallagan, a General Practitioner from Wellington and spokesperson for the New Zealand Health Professionals Alliance, told NZ Doctor that the NZHPA is
Legal debate is set to resume over a doctor ‘s obligations when consulted about abortion.
The Medical Council has appealed last year’ s High Court judgement requiring it to change its guidance to doctors with a conscientious
The Medical Council is appealing a High Court judgment that it must change its advice to doctors who conscientiously object to abortion.
The Medical Council is considering amendments to its draft statement on how doctors with a conscientious objection to abortion must respond to a patient
The High Court has upheld the right of doctors who object to abortion to opt out of giving advice to patients seeking the procedure.
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The New Zealand Health Professionals Alliance Inc (NZHPA) opposes euthanasia and assisted
Media statement from Catherine Hallagan
Dr Catherine Hallagan, a General Practitioner from Wellington and spokesperson for the New Zealand Health Professionals Alliance, told NZ Doctor