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End-of-Life Choice Society is pleased

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 8:54 pm | End of Life Choice Society

The End-of-Life Choice Society is pleased MPs have recognised that the majority of voters across a wide spectrum of society want a law change to allow the terminally ill to die free of intolerable pain and suffering, its president Dr Mary Panko said ... More >>

Congrats to Victoria on allowing people the choice to die

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 9:39 am | End of Life Choice Society

Today marks the coming into effect of Victoria’s Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017. From today, Victorians at the end of a terminal illness who meet strict eligibility criteria will be able to access assistance to die. More >>

Statement from End-of-Life Choice Society

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 3:41 pm | End of Life Choice Society

The End-of-Life Choice Society said Tuesday it was disappointed Parliament’s Justice Select Committee’s report into assisted dying was not bolder given the overwhelming support for a law change New Zealanders have consistently shown in reputable opinion ... More >>

MP is Lying Over Assisted Dying Bill

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 1:59 pm | End of Life Choice Society

MP Maggie Barry has resorted to lying in her campaign to prevent a law change that would allow terminally ill patients to die peacefully in dignity with medical assistance, the End-of-Life Choice Society said on Tuesday. More >>

MP accused of being rude and aggressive in select committee

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 4:18 pm | End of Life Choice Society

The End-of-Life Choice Society has lodged a formal complaint about MP Maggie Barry, accusing her of being rude and aggressive in select committee hearings on assisted dying. More >>

Biased MP should resign as deputy chair of select committee

Monday, 13 August 2018, 11:34 am | End of Life Choice Society

A prominent campaigner for assisted dying said Monday MP Maggie Barry should resign as deputy chair of the parliamentary committee considering the issue because she is blatantly biased and discourteous to submitters. More >>

End-of-Life Choice Society on palliative care

Friday, 27 April 2018, 2:21 pm | End of Life Choice Society

Media release from the End-of-Life Choice Society of New Zealand There is ample evidence that palliative care does not provide a safe and pain-free death for all terminally ill New Zealanders, the authors of a book recently published by the End-of-Life ... More >>

The End-of-Life Choice Society wants an apology from police

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 12:12 pm | End of Life Choice Society

The End-of-Life Choice Society wants an apology from the police for an illegal roadside checkpoint and assurances that its campaign for a law change will not be targeted with unwarranted surveillance and intervention, its President Maryan Street said ... More >>

Delighted at majority vote on End of Life Choice Bill

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 10:00 pm | End of Life Choice Society

The majority of New Zealanders will be delighted that Parliament has today agreed to send David Seymour’s End of Life Choice Bill to a select committee for consideration, said the President of the End-of-Life Choice Society, Maryan Street. More >>

Palliative Care Nurses have their heads in the sand

Monday, 7 August 2017, 9:49 am | End of Life Choice Society

Medical aid in dying (MAID) is going to come and Palliative Care organisations in New Zealand need to start taking their heads out of the sand and join forces in establishing a good integrated system for end-of-life care to benefit terminally ill patients, ... More >>

Cowardly Committee Report on Assisted Dying

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 9:58 am | End of Life Choice Society

The health select committee’s failure to make recommendations after its two-year inquiry into medically-assisted dying was cowardly and a wasted opportunity, Maryan Street, President of the End-of-Life Choice Society, said Thursday. More >>

New Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for Assisted Dying

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 3:28 pm | End of Life Choice Society

New Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for Assisted Dying Three-quarters of New Zealand voters support a law change to allow the terminally ill and people with irreversible unbearable suffering to be helped to end their lives peacefully, according to a new ... More >>

 

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