The BMA must change its stance on assisted dying | Letter

The trade union should respect the views of a majority of its members – and end its opposition, say medics including Dr Henry Marsh, Sir Iain Chalmers, Dr Graham Winyard, Dr Michael Irwin and Dr Phil Hammond

Medics urged to drop opposition to assisted dying

We represent a broad coalition of medics, including members of the British Medical Association (BMA), and call on the BMA to respect the outcome of its independent members’ survey on assisted dying, and to adopt a neutral stance on law reform.

, The BMA must change its stance on assisted dying | Letter, The Nzuchi Times Guardian

In an era when modern medicine can extend the length of an individual’s life, but not necessarily its quality, we believe that those with terminal or incurable conditions deserve a choice about how, where and when they die.

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