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Letters Assisted dying debate

Doctors, steer entirely clear

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 14 September 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3760
  1. Christopher J Spencer Jones, director of public health1
  1. 1NHS South Birmingham, Birmingham B13 8JL
  1. Christopher.spencer-Jones{at}

    Cumberlege urges doctors to steer clear of assisted suicide and preserve their place in society as a profession with a clear purpose: to treat, cure, and care for sick and disabled people (to which I would add “and …

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