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MPs will debate assisted dying bill in September

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 11 June 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h3187
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1The BMJ

A bill to legalise physician assisted suicide for terminally ill people in England and Wales is due to go before the House of Commons after it was chosen by the MP who came first in the ballot for private members’ bills.

The Assisted Dying Bill, introduced in the House of Lords in the last parliament, was supported by a majority of peers but fell …

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