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Sunday, 3 October 2010

Doctors and nurses launch campaign for right to help terminally ill to end their lives

Healthcare Professionals for Change, a group of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, says it wants to challenge bodies such as the British Medical Association, which opposes any change in the law that would allow others to help terminally ill people to die.

The group is the first professional body of its kind to be set up with the explicit aim of changing the 1961 Suicide Act, which forbids such assistance.

I believe this is another step in the right direction.

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