The following post is from The Spinoff website and features an article by By Stephen Child the the Chair of the New Zealand Medical Association
August 27, 2016 Reads…
Patient autonomy is crucial, but the belief it should trump all other considerations should be viewed with caution, writes Stephen Child.
Dr Stephen Child will join David Seymour and others as part of next week’s Spinoff-Ika Table Talk, hosted by Jeremy Elwood, on August 30. More details here.
The issue of voluntary euthanasia and assisted dying is extremely complex, and its discussion often emotive.