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What is the assessment process for voluntary assisted dying?


There is a strict assessment process with multiple safeguards, including sign-off from two independent doctors that the person meets all the eligibility criteria. If there are any doubts, a specialist and/or psychiatrist will give a third opinion.

If doctors suspect a person is under pressure or being coerced to request assisted dying, the process stops immediately.

A person can pause or stop their application at any time.