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End-of-Life Consultation Services research published

Two researchgroups from Belgium and the Netherlands (the End-of-life Care Research Group from VU Brussels and the EMGO VUmc Amsterdam group) published a theoretical study into the practice of End-of-Life Consultation Services, developped in both countries: Establishing specialized health services for professional consultation in euthanasia: experiences in the Netherlands and Belgium.
This kind of service is part of both laws, and many times place and role of a second reviewing doctor are mentioned in discussions on the Dutch and Belgian euthanasia laws, as one of the warranted safeguards for a transparant implementation of the intentions of the law. The whole article can be found by clicking here.