Tagged: end of life care

Choosing the care you’ll receive at the end of your life doesn’t always go to plan. Here are some tips to make sure it does - Guest Work

Guest Author May 21, 2021

Charles Corke, Deakin University   Advances in medical technology have dramatically altered the process of dying. It’s now possible to prolong life, with the frightening reality that this may simply extend our dying process. Advance care planning is designed to empower us to retain some control over the last stages of our life by communicating our wishes about what we … Read More

A challenge to our leaders — why don’t we legalise euthanasia? - Guest Work

Guest Author Dec 05, 2011

By Richard Denniss, Crawford School at Australian National University We can choose so many of our life experiences, but it seems we can have no say in whether we die in pain or at peace. Today we consider why we don’t have a policy on physician-assisted suicide. It’s often said that the only certain … Read More