Saturday, October 21, 2017

The " high quality of palliative care" argument not so strong

If the accuracy of this RNZ report can be relied on, those who argue against voluntary euthanasia using the high quality of palliative as support, are misinformed:

"[Hospice] Patients don't have access to stronger pain-killing drugs because they aren't fully-funded, top New Zealand hospice and palliative care doctors say."


Friday, October 20, 2017

Benefit numbers at change of government

For your ongoing reference, here are beneficiary numbers, released today, at change of government. The slow but consistent reduction continued:

This illustrates just one of many positive social and economic factors for National, ignored by voters and Winston Peters (who insists on talking up a looming crisis for which he cannot be held culpable.)