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Letters Assisted dying

Malign individuals would probably be identified with legislation

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 12 June 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e4018
  1. Liza Macdonald, oncologist and writer1
  1. 1London W1G 6QS, UK
  1. eamsears{at}

Heath’s association of the names of Mengele and Shipman with doctors supportive of legislation for assisted dying is unwarranted.1 The fundamental differences are centred in compassion and …

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