19th January 2018, Volume 131 Number 1468

Jack Havill, Libby Smales, Miles Williams, Frank Kueppers

We write concerning the Report on Euthanasia for the New Zealand Medical Association by Grant Gillett. His report, for many of us, proved difficult to read. It is both confusing…

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Jack Havill, Retired Intensive Care Specialist, Waikato; Libby Smales, Palliative Care Physician and Grief Counsellor, Hawkes Bay; Miles Williams, Consultant Cardiologist Hawkes’ Bay DHB, Hawke's Bay; Frank Kueppers, Uro-Oncologist, Canterbury DHB, Christchurch.


Dr Jack Havill, 130 Mahoe St, Hamilton 3206.

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