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Doctor sets up “how to die” workshops in New Zealand

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 10 February 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:315
  1. Christopher Zinn
  1. Sydney

    The controversial Australian voluntary euthanasia advocate Dr Philip Nitschke is planning to extend his activities abroad by setting up clinics and “how to die” workshops in New Zealand.

    But Dr Nitschke, who helped four terminally ill patients to legally kill themselves before the euthanasia laws in Northern Territory were overturned in 1997, is not leaving Australia.

    He is also setting up a laboratory …

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