There is a very strong case that existing New Zealand law does not preclude a doctor providing a mentally competent, terminally ill patient with the means to achieve a peaceful death, according to a University of Otago law professor and a US lawyer well known for advocacy for such patients.
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The HCP Manual: A Legal Resource Guide for Oncology Health Care Professionals (3rd Edition - 2012)
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This manual is a resource for health care professionals (e.g. doctors, nurses, social workers, psychosocial care providers, patient navigators, and advocates) on the various questions and issues often faced by patients coping with cancer, and provides valuable information about cancer-related legal issues, from diagnosis through survivorship. This manual is part of a project funded by LIVESTRONG to educate health care professionals about cancer-related legal issues.
Spiral bound hard copies of The HCP Manual are available for $5, payable by check or credit card. To order a hard copy of The HCP Manual, please download this order form, then mail the completed form to CLRC or pay online.
Introduction & Table of Contents
Part I: Employment Rights
Part II: Taking Time Off Work
Part III: Disability Insurance
Part IV: Health Insurance
Part V: Health Care Reform
Part VI: Genetics and Cancer
Part VII: Managing the Financial Aspects of Treatment and Costs of Cancer
Part VIII: Estate Planning
Part IX: Legislative Advocacy
Summary & Appendices
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