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Letters Assisted dying debate

Doctors’ attitudes surveyed

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 14 September 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3761
  1. Clive Seale, professor of medical sociology1
  1. 1Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 2AT
  1. c.seale{at}

    Delamothe argues that it is “time for a carefully worded secret ballot” of UK doctors, having reported that 79% of the general public in a Harris poll believe in a “right to die” for the terminally ill.1 …

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