End-of-life care

Oncologist calls for more specialists to ‘step up’ for patients who request assisted dying  

Two years after Victoria began Australia’s first Voluntary Assisted Dying program, one oncologist has described how he has had to take a break from the scheme to avoid burnout. Melbourne oncologist Dr Cameron McLaren says the scheme is generally working well but the high demand is putting a disproportionate burden on the small number of ...

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