Dr Death dies a natural death

The man who advocated the right to die when disease became intolerable dies a natural death. Continue reading

Medically defined death

Modern death is medically controlled-you can’t escape! Continue reading

South Australia leads on euthanasia reform

Labor MP Steph Key

The news that South Australia is to house our first  euthanasia clinic  is welcome. Continue reading

Passionate debate at Aged Care Forum

Caroline Sevcikova and Barbara Hill

How Australia funds its aged care sector, regulates the industry and ensures access to quality care services were among the issues debated at a forum in Melbourne last week. Continue reading

A glass of wine or quality of care

Listening to Australia Talks on Radio National this week I was disappointed but not surprised by the paucity of the conversation about our aged care crisis. Continue reading

How much is one human life worth?

Glynis Knacker has mesothelioma. She has just weeks left to live having exhausted the  mutilating surgery, the gruelling chemotherapy and  the restorative blood transfusions. Continue reading

Winning the war against death

Death comes for a young man 1856

You might be pleased to know that we are winning the dying game. Continue reading