Intended for healthcare professionals

Letters Inserts in The BMJ

All RCGP members should be balloted on assisted dying

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 28 May 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3274
  1. Philip Hartropp, retired general practitioner1
  1. 1Peterborough PE7 3UZ, UK
  1. phartropp{at}

The recent Care Not Killing insert answers Timothy Harlow and colleagues’ concerns about The BMJ’s impartiality on the subject of assisted dying prompted by the Dignity in Dying insert last year.1

However, the latest insert contains a serious inaccuracy. A “FACT” put forward by Rob George was that the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) opposes assisted dying. This may not be correct.

The RCGP …

View Full Text

Log in

Log in through your institution


* For online subscription