End of Life

End of Life

Media release on voluntary assisted dying final report

In light of the release of the Ministerial Advisory Panel on Voluntary Assisted Dying – Final Report, AMA Victoria reiterates the AMA’s 2016 policy position on Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide, and makes the following statement with reference to this report.

Archived State Budget Submissions

2017-2018 State Budget Submission. Our Recommendations: Provide funding to undertake medical workforce planning: Provide funding to ensure Victorian doctors can complete their necessary training requirements. In particular, increase the number of medical intern, residency and registrar training positions (including at rural/regional hospitals) . . .

Position statement on Physician Assisted Dying

“AMA Victoria has today released a position statement in response to the Victorian Parliament's Legal and Social Issues Committee’s recommendation to legislate physician assisted dying in Victoria,” Dr Lorraine Baker, President of AMA Victoria, said.