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Most UK doctors support assisted dying, a new poll shows: the BMA’s opposition does not represent members

BMJ 2018; 360 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k301 (Published 07 February 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k301

Re: Most UK doctors support assisted dying, a new poll shows: the BMA’s opposition does not represent members

Excellent terminal care should be given at all times, irrespective of the patient's condition. It is my experience that once restrictions have been lifted, we are opening the path for illegitimate and indiscriminate killing. We are reminded here of the abortion laws!

I also do not believe that such a large number of doctors are in favour of euthanasia.

Competing interests: No competing interests

09 February 2018
Anna Noel-Roduner
Retired Nurse
Mrs
Northampton