Nitschke inquiry: AMA slams AHPRA inquest

AHPRA, acting on a single complaint from anti-euthanasia campaigner Paul Russell, has told Dr Nitschke he “may not be a fit and proper person to hold registration as a medical practitioner” because of his pro-euthanasia activities. Dr Nitschke told MO he had never been the subject of a patient complaint.

The association threw its support behind Dr Nitschke last week after he revealed his regular indemnity provider, Medical Insurance Group Australia (MIGA), would not fund his defence since the investigation