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Woman passes first hurdle in right to die case

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7312.531/b (Published 08 September 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:531
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    The right of terminally ill patients for assistance to end their life moved a step closer last week when a woman with motor neurone disease won the battle to have her case reviewed in the high court.

    Diane Pretty was diagnosed as having the disease …

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