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Letters Assisted dying

Does the BMJ have a particular ideology to pursue in assisted dying?

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 31 January 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e731
  1. Adrian M Houghton, general practitioner1
  1. 1Sheffield S10 4EF, UK
  1. meh125{at}

The BMJ continues its support of assisted dying by praising a self selected committee on assisted suicide chaired by an advocate of assisted suicide and euthanasia, Lord Falconer.

The BMA has questioned the independence of Lord Falconer’s commission and refused to give evidence to it. The BMA called on the BMJ editorial team to …

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