Voluntary assisted dying is not part of palliative care
The Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 (Vic)1 came into effect in Victoria on 19 June 2019. We present the case of an inpatient death under the voluntary assisted dying Act in our health service and describe a short case history followed by a discussion examining two relevant topics related to voluntary assisted dying and palliative care: conscientious objection and the complexity of palliative care involvement.
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