Queensland Voluntary Assisted Dying Support Service (QVAD-Support)
The Queensland Voluntary Assisted Dying Support Service (QVAD-Support) will:
- provide advice and support to Queenslanders about voluntary assisted dying
- be staffed by care coordinators.
Care coordinators will be medical, nursing, and allied health professionals.
The service provides support to anyone involved with voluntary assisted dying in Queensland, including:
- people who want to access voluntary assisted dying
- carers and family members of people wanting to access voluntary assisted dying
- healthcare workers
- healthcare providers.
QVAD-Support care coordinators will connect individuals with appropriate practitioners, services and referral pathways and provide follow up care and support.
Opening hours: 8:30am-4pm, Monday to Friday
Phone: 1800 431 371
For the purposes of section 156(1) of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2021, the Director-General of Queensland Health (as chief executive) approved the Queensland Voluntary Assisted Dying Support Service (QVAD-Support) operated by Metro South Health to be the official voluntary assisted dying care navigator service.