Posts Tagged ‘Sinead Donnelly’

More than 1000 doctors sign letter against ‘assisted suicide’ Bill Comments 0

Monday, June 24th, 2019

The Care Alliance, a charity which opposes physician-assisted euthanasia, has taken out a full-page advertisement in the New Zealand Herald. The letter has been signed by 1061 doctors, of the 17,000 registered doctors in New Zealand. Medical Association chair Dr Kate Baddock agreeds with the letter and the majority of their more than 5000 members oppose Read more

Canada shows euthanasia soon extended to more than the terminally ill Comments 0

Monday, April 8th, 2019

Seven Canadian doctors published a 2018 World Medical Journal article, “Euthanasia in Canada: a cautionary tale”, endorsed by 57 other Canadian doctors. They wrote, “As Canadians, we are saddened by this situation, but we hope that our experience and observations will serve as a warning for our colleagues in other countries and their patients”. Read more Related Read more

Legalisation of euthanasia in NZ inevitable says Melbourne doctor Comments 0

Friday, June 14th, 2013

An advocate of voluntary euthanasia says that it is “inevitable” that the practice will become lawful in New Zealand. Melbourne-based urological surgeon Dr Rodney Syme believes that choosing when and how a person dies is a human right and says that he expects physician-assisted death to be made legal within the next decade. Syme, who Read more