Connect
MJA
MJA

Meeting end-of-life care needs for patients in custody

Megan Kendall, Luke Streitberg and Michael H Levy
Med J Aust 2015; 202 (2): 77-78. || doi: 10.5694/mja14.01273
Published online: 2 February 2015

To the Editor: The medicolegal complexities of withholding and withdrawing medical treatment in end-of-life (EOL) settings have been discussed in the Journal by White and colleagues.1 EOL care is becoming increasingly important in the incarcerated population, posing unique challenges for health services.

  • Megan Kendall
  • Luke Streitberg
  • Michael H Levy

  • Justice Health Services, ACT Health, Canberra, ACT.

Correspondence: megan.kendall@act.gov.au

Competing interests:

No relevant disclosures.

Author

remove_circle_outline Delete Author
add_circle_outline Add Author

Comment
Do you have any competing interests to declare? *

I/we agree to assign copyright to the Medical Journal of Australia and agree to the Conditions of publication *
I/we agree to the Terms of use of the Medical Journal of Australia *
Email me when people comment on this article

Responses are now closed for this article.