Nitschke push to change AMA policy

Dr Nitschke joined the AMA late last year after AMA president Dr Steve Hambleton expressed concern that Dr Nitschke was facing an AHPRA investigation based on a single complaint from an anti-euthanasia lobbyist — not a patient.

But last week Dr Nitschke said he felt abandoned by his professional body — for which he had to be deemed “fit and proper” to be accepted as a member — after AMA (WA) president Dr Richard Choong was reported in the media