Navigation Links
Euthanasia campaigner Dr Philip Nitschke could faces criminal conviction

The Medical Council of New Zealand said that the euthanasia campaigner Dr Philip Nitschke does not possess a license for practising medicine in New Zealand. //

The workshop informs participants of their legal rights about ending their lives. But the Council said that Dr Nitschke needs to be registered as a doctor to carry out his euthanasia workshops.

On the other hand Dr Nitschke denies that he needs a licence. He faces a criminal conviction if he's found guilty of the charge.

The workshops were attended by more than 100 members. The Council referred the matter to the Ministry for Health.

The Chair, Professor John Campbell, said that Dr Nitschke was aware of the requirement since 2001.

He was not registered and did not hold an APC. Dr Nitschke said that his legal team would fight the ruling.

He also said that the new series of workshops are very different than the earlier ones, and does not need a medical practioner.

He said that he still comply with the Medical Council's requirements.

He also said that it’s been 10 years that he has practiced medicine and if he still does then he himself accepts it to be a criminal offence.

As of now he said that the New Zealand workshops are on hold.


Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Legalization Of Euthanasia Would Not Affect Patient’s Trus
2. Euthanasia To Be Permitted In Swiss Hospital
3. Physicians Say No to Euthanasia
4. Religious Leaders Come In The Way Of Euthanasia
5. Euthanasia Should Be Legalised feels An Ethics Professor
6. Euthanasia : ‘Merciful’ Terminatin
7. Swiss Group Appeals Invocation of Euthanasia Option For The Severely Depressed
8. Consider Euthanasia For Severely Disabled Babies, College Tells Doctors
9. Italian Court Presides Over the Judgment of Incurably Ill Italian Man, Pleading Euthanasia
10. Should the UK Adopt Dutch Rules on Euthanasia in Newborn Babies?
11. Philippines Government prepares to counter bird flu
Post Your Comments:

(Date:12/1/2015)... ... 01, 2015 , ... Growth in medical payments per workers’ compensation claim in ... hospital and nonhospital care, according to a recent study by the Workers Compensation Research ... , found medical payments per claim with more than seven days of lost time ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... CloudLIMS today announced that ... Business Awards under the New Products and Services category for its innovative product ... management software that helps labs organize data and track samples with storage ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... New York, NY (PRWEB) , ... December 01, ... ... cause of non-traumatic limb amputations in the United States. Podiatrists are well aware ... (failure to adopt therapeutic behaviors) are often catastrophic contributors to diseases of the ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... For the millions of ... Hollister Incorporated has launched the VaPro Plus Pocket™ touch free hydrophilic intermittent catheter. ... touch free catheter portfolio,” said Michael Gresavage, Vice President North America. "We designed ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... 01, 2015 , ... Next IT Healthcare, the leader in ... this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition, an awards program from the publisher ... in the category of Digital Solutions for its innovative, industry-leading product, Alme Health ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/1/2015)... , Dec. 1, 2015 Breg, ... and services, announced today that it has been awarded ... organization. Members served by Novation will have access to ... sports bracing products and soft goods dedicated to advancing ... --> The aging U.S. population, rising prevalence of ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... , Dec. 1, 2015 Building on ... Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) today ... Pharmaceutical Companies to significantly reduce the burden of ... up 74 percent of new HIV infections among ... World AIDS Day, these new initiatives include collaborations ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... YORK , Dec. 1, 2015 Relmada Therapeutics, ... the treatment of chronic pain, announced today that the company ... will be held December 1-3 at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard ... Sergio Traversa , CEO of Relmada Therapeutics, will present on ... Eastern Time). . Please register at least ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: