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Letters Assisted suicide

A step backwards?

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 24 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1609
  1. Simon Kenwright, retired physician
  1. 1TN25 6BD
  1. simonkenwright{at}

    Keir Starmer has coped well with a difficult task, but medically the position has become more complex.1 An honest discussion with terminally ill patients about prognosis could be seen …

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