Information on legislation and pathways for health professionals based in South Western Sydney.
NSW Voluntary Assisted Dying Portal
GPs can register to become an authorised voluntary assisted dying practitioner through the NSW Voluntary Assisted Dying Portal. The portal is a secure online platform used for the management of requests and submission of required documentation for voluntary assisted dying in NSW.
General information for healthcare providers
This NSW Health webpage provides general information for healthcare providers about voluntary assisted dying. This includes eligibility criteria, healthcare worker requirements and how to become an authorised voluntary assisted dying practitioner (authorised practitioner).
Resources for healthcare providers
This NSW Health webpage provides resources including Voluntary Assisted Dying Private Entity Guidance, general awareness training for NSW healthcare workers, the NSW Health Voluntary Assisted Dying Policy Directive and videos of the sessions from the VAD Conference in September.
NSW Voluntary Assisted Dying Clinical Practice Handbook
The NSW Voluntary Assisted Dying Clinical Practice Handbook is intended for use primarily by authorised voluntary assisted dying practitioners but may also be a useful reference tool for healthcare providers involved in the voluntary assisted dying process or providing care for a patient accessing, or considering accessing, voluntary assisted dying.
Login to HealthPathways for locally relevant information and referral pathways.
Download a factsheet from Health Resource Directory to provide your patient with easy, locally relevant information on voluntary assisted dying. Factsheets and audio files are available in English, Arabic, Simplified Chinese and Vietnamese.
If you are a community member looking for information on voluntary assisted dying, visit our page which outlines selection criteria and processes, including cared navigator services.