What to offer nervous MPs worried about legalising assisted dying? Palliative care! Notwithstanding all the evidence, this prop is trotted out by palliative care to the politicians in a bid to scupper the David Seymour End of Life Choice Bill.
Facts show the claims of palliative care to be incorrect.
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Ann David is a retired human resources professional living in Waikanae on the Kapiti Coast. She has been a campaigner for the right to die with dignity for the past 15 years, initially in Australia and since 2009, in New Zealand. She is a member of the End of Life Choice Society and of the NZARH.