Access to voluntary assisted dying in Australia requires fair remuneration for medical practitioners

Stefan Leus and Jan Bollen
Med J Aust 2023; 218 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51923
Published online: 15 May 2023

To the Editor: Haining and colleagues discuss compensation for medical practitioners in supporting patients through the voluntary assisted dying process, which requires much time and effort.1 We want to inform you how the Netherlands, where euthanasia has been performed since 2002, has dealt with this challenge.

  • 1 Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands
  • 2 Radboud University Medical Centre (Radboudumc), Nijmegen, the Netherlands


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