Having the right to choose assisted dying has become a global debate. Lobbying, submissions and protests have urged governments to look at current laws and work towards more compassionate policy around assisted dying and provisions to protect the most vulnerable. Victoria, Australia made headlines in 2017 when it passed the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill becoming … Read more

A summary of research from the 2018 Australasian MND Symposium. This information will be of interest to health professionals, people living with MND and their families and carers. This update discusses the importance of quality palliative care throughout the course of MND from all health professionals involved. For an easier to read format,¬†please click here … Read more

Assisted dying (definition)

MND New Zealand appreciates that many people in our community have strong views about assisted dying, both in favour and against. We choose to remain neutral as an organisation, but made a submission to the Select Committee to ensure that any rights that could be created by the End of Life Choice Bill do not … Read more