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Report from the 2003 meeting of the RTD-E by Ron Plummer, President of the Europe Division.
In debates about euthanasia, the drugs are never quick.
Lesley Martin will be married in the school hall at Wanganui Girls College a week today. Three days before the nuptials, Ms Martin, who has been charged with attempting to kill her ill mother, Joy, will appear in the Wanganui District Court for a hearing.
The following article from THE AGE (Melbourne) March 7, 2001 was forwarded by the DELIVERANCE NEWS SERVICE.
Chloe Saltau with Theresa Ambrose
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The web site of the BMA's Physician Assisted Suicide Conference Project was intended to help to set the agenda for a consensus conference. Among other materials, the siteincludes definitions of terminology, and text of some BMA publications and papers on these and other end of life issues.
In issue no. 24 of the Swiss doctors’ bulletin for the month of June, the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences presented its first publication on the subject of "Treatment and care of the elderly and dependent" to be consulted by the medical profession. We found several of the points raised in this eleven page document particularly worthy of note.
Chapter 2, regarding the "decision-making process", acknowledges the initial directives and recommends appointing a trusted person as a therapeutic representative.
In another news article you can read about plans to include Article 1-51 in the new constitutional treaty for the European Union.
A psychiatrist accused of killing five elderly patients by prescribing fatal doses of morphine was convicted Monday of manslaughter and negligent homicide.
A judge has again ordered that a comatose woman's feedings be stopped, siding against her parents and in favor of the husband who believes she should be allowed to die.