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LEARN MORE ABOUT ADVANCE HEALTHCARE DIRECTIVES

Posted on: March 11th, 2014

 

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The Department of Health has published a draft general scheme for Advance Healthcare Directives which will be included in the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013.

This means that the government proposes to introduce legislation to enable an adult with capacity to make a legally binding Advance Healthcare Directive and refuse any form of treatment up to and including life-sustaining treatment.

 

What Can I Do?

 

1. You can learn more about Advance Healthcare Directives here >>> 

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2. See the photographs from our Public Meeting on Advance Healthcare Directives that took place on Thursday, February 27 below:

 

3. Listen to some of the speakers at our Public Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Chief Bioethics Officer with the Department of Health, Dr Siobhán O’Sullivan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • The views of those who attended the meeting