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A clinician's guide to medical decision making for when the person lacks capacity to undertake advance care planning

This guide has been developed for clinicians by a Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) working group, led by Palliative Care Consultant and Clinical Lead of Advance Care Planning at Northern Health, Dr Barbara Hayes.

The information in this guide relates to Victoria. It includes reference to relevant legislation, but is not intended to be a comprehensive description of it.

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