Pages tagged "John Key PM"
Aug 27, 2012
Last week, New Zealand's Prime Minister, John Key created an uproar when he described what he thought was euthanasia (and got it wrong!) and then proceeded to infer that NZ doctor's break the law (that euthanasia already happens in NZ hospitals). Today he backtracked somewhat, acknowledging that his language had been 'sloppy'. Continue reading
Aug 23, 2012
New Zealand Prime Minister, John Key, gave 'Ãn principle' support to Maryan Street MP's euphemistically titled 'énd of Life Choices' Bill in an interview on New Zealand radio today. No real surprise here - he's said as much before. What was surprising were his broad brush and unfounded statements about the state of the New Zealand health system, suggesting he understands very little about end-of-life issues (echoed by many comments on the Continue reading