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Letters Assisted Dying Bill

Why public opinion should not enter the debate about assisted dying

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 05 August 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g4969
  1. Julian C Hughes, consultant in old age psychiatry and honorary professor of philosophy of ageing1
  1. 1Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Newcastle University, North Tyneside General Hospital, North Shields NE29 8NH, UK

There are so many points about Delamothe and colleagues’ editorial on why the Assisted Dying Bill should become law in England and Wales that it is hard to know where to …

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