Medics urged to drop opposition to assisted dying before crucial vote

Exclusive: more than 100 leading doctors call for British Medical Association to adopt neutral stance to law change

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Medics are being urged to drop their opposition to assisted dying before a landmark vote on the issue by Britain’s biggest doctors’ union.

, Medics urged to drop opposition to assisted dying before crucial vote, The Nzuchi Times Guardian

As its members prepare to debate the issue at their annual representative meeting on Tuesday, the British Medical Association (BMA), which represents 150,000 doctors, is facing calls to adopt a neutral stance. It has opposed legalising assisted dying since 2006.

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