Department of Health

Voluntary assisted dying is one end of life option among many and people should take time to consider all their options. It is important to be aware that accessing voluntary assisted dying requires considerable preparation and planning.

The information in this section is also available as part of the comprehensive guide Voluntary assisted dying - Information for people considering voluntary assisted dying, available for download from this page. The document provides general advice on making decisions about end of life care, the voluntary assisted dying process and getting support.

Translated information

Access information on voluntary assisted dying in ‘Easy English’ and community languages at the Health Translations websiteExternal Link .

Reviewed 10 October 2022


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