Letters

Preventing suicide

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6979.601b (Published 04 March 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:601
  1. Jenny Cunnington,
  2. Sally Pidd
  1. Chairman Honorary consultant psychiatrist Samaritans, Slough SL1 1QP

    EDITOR,—Andrew Warsop is to be congratulated for having the courage to put his head above the parapets in the challenging debate about the rights of individuals and the duty of doctors with regard to suicide.1 This debate, however, does not belong to the medical profession alone. For over 40 years the Samaritans has offered emotional support to those …

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