Publications

'Regulatory Action' by Patients and Family Caregivers to Overcome Barriers to Accessing Voluntary Assisted Dying

Jeanneret, Ruthie, Close, Eliana, Willmott, Lindy, White, Ben (2024) 'Regulatory Action' by Patients and Family Caregivers to Overcome Barriers to Accessing Voluntary Assisted Dying: a Qualitative Study in Victoria, Australia. University of New South Wales Law Journal, 47 (3).

Implications of voluntary assisted dying for advance care planning

White, Ben, Archer, Madeleine, Haining, Casey, Willmott, Lindy (2024) Implications of voluntary assisted dying for advance care planning. Medical Journal of Australia, 220 (3), pp.129-133.
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Access to voluntary assisted dying in Australia requires fair remuneration for medical practitioners

Haining, Casey, Willmott, Lindy, Towler, Simon, White, Ben (2023) Access to voluntary assisted dying in Australia requires fair remuneration for medical practitioners. The Medical Journal of Australia, 218 (1), pp.8-10.
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The impact on patients of objections by institutions to assisted dying: a qualitative study of family caregivers’ perceptions

White, Ben, Jeanneret, Ruthie Emma Hart, Close, Eliana, Willmott, Lindy (2023) The impact on patients of objections by institutions to assisted dying: a qualitative study of family caregivers’ perceptions. BMC Medical Ethics, 24, pp.Article number: 22.

Voluntary assisted dying in Australia: A comparative and critical analysis of state laws

Waller, Katherine, Del Villar, Katrine, Willmott, Lindy, White, Ben (2023) Voluntary assisted dying in Australia: A comparative and critical analysis of state laws. University of New South Wales Law Journal, 46 (4), pp.1-45.

Facilitating regional and remote access to voluntary assisted dying in Western Australia: targeted initiatives during the law-making and implementation stages of reform

Willmott, Lindy, Haining, Casey, White, Ben (2023) Facilitating regional and remote access to voluntary assisted dying in Western Australia: targeted initiatives during the law-making and implementation stages of reform. Rural and Remote Health, 23 (1), pp.Article number: 7522.

Access to voluntary assisted dying in Victoria: a qualitative study of family caregivers’ perceptions of barriers and facilitators

White, Ben, Jeanneret, Ruthie, Close, Eliana, Willmott, Lindy (2023) Access to voluntary assisted dying in Victoria: a qualitative study of family caregivers’ perceptions of barriers and facilitators. Medical Journal of Australia.
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Institutional Objection to Voluntary Assisted Dying in Victoria, Australia: An Analysis of Publicly Available Policies

Close, Eliana, Willmott, Lindy, Keogh, Louise Anne, White, Ben (2023) Institutional Objection to Voluntary Assisted Dying in Victoria, Australia: An Analysis of Publicly Available Policies. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry.
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Voluntary assisted dying: A discussion of key legal issues for Australian nurses

Willmott, Lindy, Feeney, Rachel, Del Villar, Katrine, Yates, Patsy, White, Ben (2023) Voluntary assisted dying: A discussion of key legal issues for Australian nurses. Collegian.
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A qualitative study of experiences of institutional objection to medical assistance in dying in Canada

Close, Eliana, Jeanneret, Ruthie, Downie, Jocelyn, Willmott, Lindy, White, Ben (2023) A qualitative study of experiences of institutional objection to medical assistance in dying in Canada: ongoing challenges and catalysts for change. BMC Medical Ethics, 24, pp.Article number: 71.

Barriers to connecting with the voluntary assisted dying system in Victoria, Australia

White, Ben, Jeanneret, Ruthie, Willmott, Lindy (2023) Barriers to connecting with the voluntary assisted dying system in Victoria, Australia: A qualitative mixed method study. Health Expectations.
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Accessing voluntary assisted dying in regional Western Australia: early reflections from key stakeholders

Haining, Casey, Willmott, Lindy, White, Ben (2023) Accessing voluntary assisted dying in regional Western Australia: early reflections from key stakeholders. Rural and Remote Health, 23 (4), pp.Article number: 8024.
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Mapping Sources of Assisted Dying Regulation in Belgium: A Scoping Review of the Literature

Archer, Madeleine, Willmott, Lindy, Chambaere, Kenneth, Deliens, Luc, White, Ben (2023) Mapping Sources of Assisted Dying Regulation in Belgium: A Scoping Review of the Literature. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying.
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The Exclusion of Long-term Australian Residents from Access to Voluntary Assisted Dying: A Critique of the ‘Permanent Resident’ Eligibility Criterion

Del Villar, Katrine, Willmott, Lindy, White, Ben (2023) The Exclusion of Long-term Australian Residents from Access to Voluntary Assisted Dying: A Critique of the ‘Permanent Resident’ Eligibility Criterion. Monash University Law Review, 49 (2).

What Domains of Belgian Euthanasia Practice are Governed and by Which Sources of Regulation

Archer, Madeleine, Willmott, Lindy, Chambaere, Kenneth, Deliens, Luc, White, Ben (2023) What Domains of Belgian Euthanasia Practice are Governed and by Which Sources of Regulation: A Scoping Review. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying.
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Comparing Voluntary Assisted Dying Laws in Victoria and Western Australia: Western Australian Stakeholders' Perspectives

Haining, Casey, Willmott, Lindy, White, Ben (2023) Comparing Voluntary Assisted Dying Laws in Victoria and Western Australia: Western Australian Stakeholders' Perspectives. Journal of Law and Medicine, 30 (3), pp.716-744.

Practitioners' experiences with 2021 amendments to Canada's medical assistance in dying law: a qualitative analysis

Close, Eliana, Downie, Jocelyn, White, Ben (2023) Practitioners' experiences with 2021 amendments to Canada's medical assistance in dying law: a qualitative analysis. Palliative Care and Social Practice, 17.
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Voluntary Assisted Dying

Del Villar, Katrine, Waller, Katherine, Willmott, Lindy, White, Ben (2023) Voluntary Assisted Dying. In White, Ben, McDonald, Fiona, Willmott, Lindy, Then, Shih-Ning (Eds.), Health Law in Australia.[ 4th ed.].

Who is eligible for voluntary assisted dying? Nine medical conditions assessed against five legal frameworks

White, Ben, Willmott, Lindy, Del Villar, Katrine, Hewitt, Jayne, Close, Eliana, Ley Greaves, Laura, Cameron, James, Meehan, Rebecca, Downie, Jocelyn (2022) Who is eligible for voluntary assisted dying? Nine medical conditions assessed against five legal frameworks. University of New South Wales Law Journal.

Voluntary assisted dying and the legality of using a telephone or internet service

Del Villar, Katrine, Close, Eliana, Hews, Rachel, Willmott, Lindy, White, Ben (2022) Voluntary assisted dying and the legality of using a telephone or internet service : The impact of Commonwealth ‘Carriage Service’ offences. Monash University Law Review, 47 (1), pp.125-173.

A cross-sectional study of the first two years of mandatory training for doctors participating in voluntary assisted dying

Willmott, Lindy, Feeney, Rachel, Yates, Patsy, Parker, Malcolm, Waller, Katherine, White, Ben (2022) A cross-sectional study of the first two years of mandatory training for doctors participating in voluntary assisted dying. Palliative and Supportive Care.

Voluntary assisted dying: peak bodies must provide practical guidance

Close, Eliana, Willmott, Lindy, White, Ben (2022) Voluntary assisted dying: peak bodies must provide practical guidance. Internal Medicine Journal, 52 (6), pp.926-931.
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Voluntary Assisted Dying by Practitioner Administration Is Not Suicide: A Way Past the Commonwealth Criminal Code?

Del Villar, Katrine, White, Ben P., Close, Eliana, Willmott, Lindy (2022) Voluntary Assisted Dying by Practitioner Administration Is Not Suicide: A Way Past the Commonwealth Criminal Code?. Journal of Law and Medicine, 29 (1), pp.129-141.
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Medical practitioners’ views and experiences of being involved in assisted dying in Victoria, Australia A qualitative interview study among participating doctors

Sellars, Marcus, White, Ben, Yates, Patsy, Willmott, Lindy (2022) Medical practitioners’ views and experiences of being involved in assisted dying in Victoria, Australia A qualitative interview study among participating doctors. Social Science & Medicine, 292, pp.Article number: 1145681-9.
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Mapping the legal regulation of voluntary assisted dying in Victoria: The coherence of a new practice within the wider legal system

White, Ben, Del Villar, Katrine, Willmott, Lindy, Close, Eliana, Jeanneret, Ruthie (2022) Mapping the legal regulation of voluntary assisted dying in Victoria: The coherence of a new practice within the wider legal system. Journal of Law and Medicine, 29 (3), pp.783-810.

Voluntary Assisted Dying: Human Rights Implications for Australia

Willmott, Lindy, Del Villar, Katrine, White, Ben (2022) Voluntary Assisted Dying: Human Rights Implications for Australia. In Gerber, Paula, Castan, Melissa (Eds.), Critical Perspectives on Human Rights Law in Australia. Vol. 2..

Voluntary Requests or Vulnerable Adults? A Critique of Criminal Sentencing in Assisted Suicide and ‘Mercy Killing’ Cases

Del Villar, Katrine, Willmott, Lindy, White, Ben (2022) Voluntary Requests or Vulnerable Adults? A Critique of Criminal Sentencing in Assisted Suicide and ‘Mercy Killing’ Cases. University of New South Wales Law Journal, 45 (2), pp.449-498.

Better Regulation of End‑Of‑Life Care: A Call For A Holistic Approach

White, Ben, Willmott, Lindy, Close, Eliana (2022) Better Regulation of End‑Of‑Life Care: A Call For A Holistic Approach. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry.
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Voluntary assisted dying: estimating life expectancy to determine eligibility

Ryan, Christopher, White, Ben, Stewart, Cameron (2022) Voluntary assisted dying: estimating life expectancy to determine eligibility. The Medical Journal of Australia, p.47.
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Comparative and critical analysis of key eligibility criteria for voluntary assisted dying under five legal frameworks

White, Ben, Close, Eliana, Willmott, Lindy, Del Villar, Katrine, Downie, Jocelyn, Cameron, James, Hewitt, Jayne, Meehan, Rebecca, Ley Greaves, Laura (2021) Comparative and critical analysis of key eligibility criteria for voluntary assisted dying under five legal frameworks. University of New South Wales Law Journal.

Participating doctors’ perspectives on the regulation of voluntary assisted dying in Victoria: a qualitative study

Willmott, Lindy, White, Ben P., Sellars, Marcus, Yates, Patsy M. (2021) Participating doctors’ perspectives on the regulation of voluntary assisted dying in Victoria: a qualitative study. Medical Journal Of Australia.
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Prospective oversight and approval of assisted dying cases in Victoria, Australia: a qualitative study of doctors’ perspectives

White, Ben, Willmott, Lindy, Sellars, Marcus, Yates, Patsy (2021) Prospective oversight and approval of assisted dying cases in Victoria, Australia: a qualitative study of doctors’ perspectives. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care.
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Legislative Options to Address Institutional Objections to Voluntary Assisted Dying in Australia

White, Ben, Willmott, Lindy, Close, Eliana, Downie, Jocelyn (2021) Legislative Options to Address Institutional Objections to Voluntary Assisted Dying in Australia. University of New South Wales Law Journal Forum, 2021 (3), pp.Article number: 3 1-19.

Voluntary assisted dying in Victoria, Australia: A values-based critique

Willmott, Lindy, Del Villar, Katrine, White, Ben (2021) Voluntary assisted dying in Victoria, Australia: A values-based critique. In Westwood, Sue (Ed.), Regulating the End of Life: Death Rights, pp.55-73.

Regulating voluntary assisted dying practice: A policy analysis from Victoria, Australia

Close, Eliana, Willmott, Lindy, White, Ben (2021) Regulating voluntary assisted dying practice: A policy analysis from Victoria, Australia. Health Policy, 125 (11), pp.1455-1474.
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Voluntary assisted dying and telehealth: Commonwealth carriage service laws are putting clinicians at risk

Close, Eliana, Del Villar, Katrine, Willmott, Lindy, White, Ben (2021) Voluntary assisted dying and telehealth: Commonwealth carriage service laws are putting clinicians at risk. Medical Journal of Australia, 215 (9), pp.406-409.
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Assisted dying and evidence-based law-making: A critical analysis of an article’s role in New Zealand’s referendum

White, Ben, Willmott, Lindy, Downie, Jocelyn, Geddis, Andrew, Gavaghan, Colin (2020) Assisted dying and evidence-based law-making: A critical analysis of an article’s role in New Zealand’s referendum. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133 (1520), pp.83-90.
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Does the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 (Vic) Reflect Its Stated Policy Goals?

White, Ben, Del Villar, Katrine, Close, Eliana, Willmott, Lindy (2020) Does the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 (Vic) Reflect Its Stated Policy Goals?. University of New South Wales Law Journal, 43 (2), pp.417-451.
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Professor Ben White’s other publications are available online.