Workshop 4: Implementation Leadership Team

DWDWA's final workshop for 2020 was held on 18 November. At the workshop Dr Scott Blackwell, Chair of the VAD Implementation Leadership Team (ILT), gave a wide-ranging and informative talk about the work of the ILT, including the progress being made toward the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2019 becoming effective on 1 July 2021.

This information can be found here - Communique December 2020.

In summary the communique covers:

  • A message from Dr Scott Blackwell
  • The key dates to implementation on 1 July 2021
  • A progress update on key implementation projects, including the care navigator service that will be fundamental to the effective operation of the Act
  • Important information for health practitioners wishing to participate in voluntary assisted dying, including links to the webinars and other resources
  • Information about the implementation conference to be held in June 2021
  • Useful resources for health practitioners and the general community, including fact sheets (some of which are available in audio format).

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