End of Life Choice Bill

17 Death reported

(1)

Within 14 working days of a person dying as a result of the administration of medication under section 16, the attending medical practitioner must send the registrar a report in the prescribed form containing the information described in subsection (2).

(2)

The information is—

(a)

the attending medical practitioner’s name; and

(b)

the person’s name; and

(c)

the person’s last known address; and

(d)

the fact that the person died; and

(e)

a description of how the attending medical practitioner complied with section 14(2); and

(f)

which of the methods described in section 15(3)(a) was used; and

(g)

a description of the administration of the medication; and

(h)

whether any problem arose in the administration of the medication and, if so, how it was dealt with; and

(i)

the place where the person died; and

(j)

the date and time when the person died; and

(k)

the name of the medical practitioner who was available to the person until the person died; and

(l)

the names of any other health practitioners who were present when the person died.

(3)

The registrar must send the report to the review committee.