Australian doctors go public over euthanasia

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 08 April 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:895

Seven doctors who publicly admitted that they had practised euthanasia have been told that they should try to change the views of other doctors before calling for new legalisation. The state premier of Victoria, Jeff Kennett, said that the seven had put themselves at great legal risk, not from the government but possibly from relatives of those they had helped to die. The doctors last week wrote an open …

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