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BMJ 2011; 342 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d1986 (Published 30 March 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d1986

Dutch doctors call for survey of elderly people’s views on dying: The Dutch Medical Association has urged a thorough investigation into the nature and extent of elderly people’s wish to die, before any change in the law that may follow the submission to parliament of a proposal to legalise assisted suicide for over 70s who believe their life to be “complete.” The proposal, by the group Of One’s Own Free Will, has gathered 117 000 signatures in …

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