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BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 28 May 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f3466

General practitioners asked for their views on assisted dying: The Royal College of General Practitioners has launched a consultation on whether it should change its position on assisted dying, which since 2005 has been that with good palliative care, a change in legislation is not required. It says that the review is needed because some members’ views may have changed over the past eight years, and because many new members have joined the college since 2005, their views should be taken into account. The consultation will run until 9 October 2013, with a debate by the governing …

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