Kaye Duffy contributes this Opinion piece about our preferences for end-of-life care.
“This is an area of our lives and of healthcare decision-making that is too often ignored. Many Australians have a death-denying attitude towards even talking about death, particularly their own.
As Professor Sanson-Fisher observes, we need to adopt similar attitudes as we have towards birth and the education and decision-making that surrounds it.”
Full story in the Newcastle Herald, 29 January 2014 at this link. http://www.theherald.com.au/story/2051565/opinion-choosing-to-die-with-dignity-and-discretion/#slide=2