Concerns over mentally ill accessing euthanasia sites

Original article by Kate Hagan
The Age – Page: 8 : 8-Jul-14

Formal complaints are set to be lodged by mental depression awareness charities Black Dog Institute and beyondblue against medical doctor Philip Nitschke and the web sites he maintains. He had helped a Perth man, who was a suspect in his wife’s death, access a drug to commit suicide. Nitschke’s stance that he had no obligation to refer the 45-year-old to a general practitioner or psychiatrist has been criticised by the Australian Medical Association and by Victorian voluntary euthanasia advocate Rodney Syme

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