icare is the Care Alliance’s major information campaign featuring short videos of 20 New Zealanders who share their disability, palliative care, medical and legal perspectives highlighting the risks and fallacies of the End of Life Choice Bill.
The first video in the “icare” series, Claire shares her story about becoming disabled, living with a disability, and how her experiences inform her perspective on the End of Life Choice Bill.
The second video in “icare” series, Dr Donnelly shares how euthanasia would impact the way she works with her patients and responds to suffering.
The third video in the “icare” series. Dr Tripp shares how euthanasia would “always be the elephant in the room” in the way it impacts the care he provides for his patients.
The fourth video in “icare” series, Dr Sullivan shares his experience of discrimination against persons with disability, ageism, and the danger euthanasia poses in this context.
The fifth video in the “icare” series, Dr Sullivan reflects on the impact of the legalization of euthanasia on the relationship disabled people have with their doctors.
The sixth video in the Care Alliance’s “icare” series, Amanda talks about dying, palliative care, and some of the myths around euthanasia and palliative care.
The seventh video in the Care Alliance’s “icare” series, Brett draws from his mental health nursing experience to highlight the contradiction between current mental health practices and approaches to care, and the prospect of euthanasia.
The eighth video in the Care Alliance’s “icare” series, Wendi talks about the relation between disability and the End of Life Choice Bill, and what motivates that.
The ninth video in the Care Alliance’s “icare” series, Dr Jones talks about the dichotomy euthanasia creates in medical practice, and the responsibility of doctors in their practice.
The tenth video in the Care Alliance’s “icare” series, Jane reflects on an encounter she has as a nurse with an older lady in Hospice care who wished to end her life, and the response Jane gave.
The eleventh video in the Care Alliance’s “icare” series, Dr Thwaites reflects on what the doctor-patient relationship is based on, and how euthanasia might impact that.
The twelfth video in the Care Alliance’s “icare” series, Jane talks about palliative care, dignity, euthanasia, and creating compassionate communities.