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Voluntary Assisted Dying

Voluntary assisted dying is when a person with an incurable condition or illness chooses to end their life and uses medicines specially prescribed by a health practitioner. “Voluntary” means it is the choice of the person to end their life….

video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)

A type of thoracic surgery performed using a small video camera which is inserted, along with the operating instruments, through separate holes in the chest wall, known as ports….

News: National Palliative Care Week – It’s time to talk about dying

Queenslanders affected by life-limiting illnesses are being urged to call on expert support via the PalAssist helpline during National Palliative Care Week (24-30 May). This year’s theme is ‘Dying to talk; talking about dying won’t kill you’. Cancer Council Queensland…


Part of the brain responsible for the coordination of voluntary movements.