End of Life Choice Act 2019

21 Death to be reported


Within 14 working days of a person’s death as a result of the administration of medication under section 20, the attending medical practitioner, or the attending nurse practitioner who provided or administered the medication on the instruction of the attending medical practitioner, must send the Registrar a report in the approved form containing the information described in subsection (2).


The information is—


the name of the attending medical practitioner or attending nurse practitioner; and


the person’s name; and


the person’s last known address; and


the fact that the person has died; and


which of the methods described in section 19(2)(a) was used; and


a description of the administration of the medication; and


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


the place where the person died; and


the date and time when the person died; and


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


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


The Registrar must send the report to the Review Committee.