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Protesters show support for assisted dying campaigner

BMJ 2017; 358 doi: (Published 18 July 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j3475
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. BMJ Careers
Campaign for Dignity in Dying

More than 200 people took to a boat on the Thames outside the Houses of Parliament in London last week to show their support for Noel Conway, who is attempting to overturn the ban on assisted dying in the UK.

Conway, a retired college lecturer from Shropshire, was given a diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a form of motor neurone disease, in November 2014, and is not expected to live more than 12 months.

He was too ill to attend the High Court in London …

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