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Court case proves euthanasia safeguards aren't there

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 8:51 am | The Care Alliance

“The current landmark court case in Canada again reinforces the fact that laws legalising euthanasia cannot provide safeguards that work,” says Dr Peter Thirkell, Care Alliance Secretary. More >>

New Zealanders’ right to democratic process

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 11:44 am | The Care Alliance

The Care Alliance calls on the Justice Select Committee to make an official media announcement about the extended submission period for the End of Life Choice Bill. Care Alliance Secretary, Dr Peter Thirkell, is concerned that the general public ... More >>

Care Alliance welcomes upcoming debate on EOLC Bill

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 10:42 pm | The Care Alliance

The Care Alliance welcomes the upcoming debate about euthanasia and assisted suicide in New Zealand following the decision by MPs to move David Seymour’s End of Life Choice bill through to Select Committee. More >>

Care Alliance Welcomes Health Select Committee Report

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 4:37 pm | The Care Alliance

The Care Alliance has welcomed the report of the Health Select Committee’s investigation into the desire to end one’s life, which was tabled in the House today. More >>

‘Ten Questions For David Seymour’ Campaign

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 11:26 am | The Care Alliance

The Care Alliance today launched a campaign highlighting ten key questions MPs need to ask about David Seymour’s End of Life Choice Bill. More >>

Euthanasia advocates’ survey still shabby, still wrong

Friday, 2 June 2017, 4:39 pm | The Care Alliance

Matthew Jansen, Secretary of the Care Alliance, says he is disappointed that the New Zealand Medical Journal has chosen to publish an article by Phillipa Malpas, Mike Wilson and Pam Oliver based on their flawed 2015 survey. More >>

Health Select Committee: 77% Oppose Euthanasia

Friday, 5 May 2017, 1:53 pm | The Care Alliance

Analysis of 21,277 submissions to the Health Select Committee’s investigation into end of life issues shows that 16,411 opposed the legalisation of euthanasia, while 4,142 supported legalisation. More >>

Maryan Street should unequivocally reject ExitAction

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 1:42 pm | The Care Alliance

The Care Alliance has called on Maryan Street, President of the Voluntary Euthanasia Society, to unequivocally and immediately reject Philip Nitschke’s plan to launch ExitAction in New Zealand. More >>

Hague just treated 21,435 New Zealanders with utter contempt

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 1:50 pm | The Care Alliance

“Kevin Hague just treated 21,435 New Zealanders with utter contempt,” says Matthew Jansen, Secretary of the Care Alliance. “On 23 June 2015 Mr Hague stood on the steps of Parliament to receive a petition asking for an investigation of public attitudes ... More >>

Belgian child euthanased: what do New Zealand advocates say?

Monday, 19 September 2016, 8:40 am | The Care Alliance

The Care Alliance is calling on all New Zealand advocates of euthanasia and assisted suicide – including David Seymour MP, Maryan Street and Matt Vickers – to declare whether they support the euthanasia of a child in Belgium last week. More >>

Care Alliance to appear before Health Select Committee

Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 2:07 pm | The Care Alliance

The Care Alliance will make its oral submission to the Health Select Committee’s investigation into ending one’s life in New Zealand on Wednesday 14 September. More >>

Officials should provide full analysis of public submissions

Friday, 12 August 2016, 4:14 pm | The Care Alliance

Matthew Jansen, Secretary of the Care Alliance, has called on Health Select Committee officials to provide a full analysis of the public submissions received in response to Maryan Street’s petition. More >>

Euthanasia research paper is a “shabby conclusion"

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 12:37 pm | The Care Alliance

Matthew Jansen, Secretary of the Care Alliance, has questioned the value of a Government-funded study by University of Auckland researchers Phillipa Malpas and Pam Oliver into attitudes of New Zealand doctors and nurses to the legalisation of so-called ‘assisted dying’. More >>

Canada shows that assisted suicide is a cliff

Friday, 22 April 2016, 1:38 pm | The Care Alliance

John Kleinsman, Chair of the Care Alliance, says that Canada is providing a stark warning that “assisted suicide is a cliff, not a slippery slope”. More >>

Researcher to speak Euthanasia conference

Wednesday, 6 January 2016, 12:41 pm | The Care Alliance

University of Auckland researcher Dr Pam Oliver will speak at the Euthanasia 2016 conference in Amsterdam in May this year. More >>

Matt Vickers to speak at Euthanasia 2016 conference

Tuesday, 5 January 2016, 2:23 pm | The Care Alliance

Matt Vickers will speak at the Euthanasia 2016 conference in Amsterdam in May this year. More >>

Doctors say no to assisted suicide

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 3:47 pm | The Care Alliance

New Zealand doctors are being invited to add their name to an Open Letter rejecting medical involvement in euthanasia and assisted suicide. More >>

Euthanasia Research Funded By Taxpayers

Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 11:31 am | The Care Alliance

The government’s Health Research Council is funding euthanasia and assisted suicide (EAS) research, according to documents released to the Care Alliance under the Official Information Act. More >>

NZ Ranked Third Best In World For Palliative Care

Friday, 9 October 2015, 3:50 pm | The Care Alliance

New Zealand is the third best in country in the world for palliative care, according to a new report by The Economist Intelligence Unit. More >>

An Open Letter to Sir Geoffrey Palmer

Monday, 18 May 2015, 10:25 am | The Care Alliance

“I think there is no doubt at all that there is a big trend around the world – in places like Oregon, in places like Canada, in places like the Netherlands, and Switzerland and other countries - to allow doctors to help people who are incurable ... More >>

 

 

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