• Assisted dying: My mother had the best palliative care - and even that was not enough

    4 days ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    When my mother was first diagnosed with brain cancer, I promised Mum that I would not leave her and I would not let her suffer. I was naive. Despite receiving palliative care, my mother's final weeks were appalling. When her suffering became unbearable and untreatable, her wish to die peacefully was denied.
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