Posts Tagged ‘Faith-based churches’

Faith-based hospitals denied a say in patient deaths

Thursday, September 16th, 2021

Faith-based hospitals in Queensland will not be able to deny entry to outside ­doctors to help terminally ill ­patients die, new legislation proposes. The Queensland government has rejected pleas by the churches for institutional protection from the widest voluntary assisted dying law to go before an Australian parliament. The legislation leaves the private, church-backed institutions Read more