The AMA risks irrelevance

The AMA risks irrelevance

The Australian Medical Association is trying clumsily to bridge the gap between doctors’ professional obligations and their responsibility to their patients. But in continuing to oppose doctor-assisted dying, yet somehow claim a right to help develop any such laws, the AMA risks irrelevance. The health and aged-care system has allowed doubts to emerge about end-of-life matters, and the AMA still argues that people cannot make decisions for themselves.

Click for PDF of article from The Australian 24/11/16 “Patients must come first in euthanasia debate” – The-Australian-Qld-241116