(ANSA) – ANCONA, 30 JUN – “Antonio”, 44, a quadriplegic patient from the Marche region since 2014, assisted by the legal board of the Luca Coscioni Association, has filed a new complaint against Asur (the only regional health company) Marche. After 20 months from his request for access to assisted suicide and three months after the conclusion of all the planned medical examinations, Antonio is still awaiting a response from the regional health authority. This was announced by the Luca Coscioni Association which supports Antonio in his ‘battle’.
“The new legal action comes as a result of the warning to comply addressed to Asur Marche last May 6, – reports the Coscioni Association – to which the Healthcare Company has not followed up. From the sending of the request for assisted suicide (2 October 2020) to date, Antonio has presented two warnings and two complaints to the Marche Health Authority, as well as a letter of formal notice and warning to comply with the Minister of Health Roberto Speranza and the Minister of Justice Marta Cartabia. ‘order of the court of Fermo in the context of the urgent proceedings instituted against the Asur “. The health authority, the Association affirms, “was obliged to proceed with the verification of the conditions and to identify the methods of self-administration of the drug.
The checks were carried out and concluded on 4 April 2022 “. (ANSA).