Patients often rely on doctors for accurate information about end-of-life law, but surveys show that doctors aren’t always up to speed on this topic.
Ben White, a professor in the faculty of law at QUT, explains why the law matters in navigating this difficult area of medicine.
End of Life Law in Australia – a website to help explain end of life law:
End of Life Law for Clinicians – a training program for clinicians about end of life law, funded by the Commonwealth Government:
End of Life Directions for Aged Care Legal Toolkit: