Monday, April 11, 2011

Push-back To Euthanasia Talk In Australia

Here's some expert pushback against the pro-deather euthanasia push in Aussie.
Expert urges caution before 'jumping on euthanasia bandwagon'
An internationally renowned bioethics expert has said there are reasonable concerns why health advocacy organisations should not take a definitive position on euthanasia.
Professional organisations, representing both consumers and health workers, risk polarising the debate and alienating their broad constituencies if they formalise critical discussion into a clearly articulated position statement.
Professor Megan-Jane Johnstone, chair of Nursing at Deakin University and an expert in healthcare ethics, said it is not in the interests, or the role of peak bodies, to lobby on this issue. more

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