Health minister mulls euthanasia safe-access zones

The moves comes after protesters targeted patients at a cancer hospital

Safe-access zones, like those around abortion clinics, could be introduced to prevent anti-euthanasia protesters harassing patients and their families outside hospitals.

Handing out leaflets

The measure was floated after a group of protesters targeted cancer patients outside Melbourne’s Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre last week, handing out leaflets warning of “doctor-prescribed suicides and state-sanctioned extra-judicial executions”.