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Nurse Prescribers and legalising assisted suicide in the UK.

Hartwell, M. and Gagan, M., 2016. Nurse Prescribers and legalising assisted suicide in the UK. Nurse Prescribing, 14 (5), 248 - 251.

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DOI: 10.12968/npre.2016.14.5.248

Abstract

Should assisted suicide be legalised? This is a topic of debate in the UK once again. The House of Lords and the Judiciary indicate that legislation must be enacted by the Government to make assisted suicide a reality. This article highlights some important historical cases involving assisted suicide, and explores the ethical, legal and professional issues assisted suicide presents for nurse prescribers

Item Type:Article
ISSN:1479-9189
Uncontrolled Keywords:Assisted suicide, euthanasia, prescribing, Suicide Act
Group:Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
ID Code:26840
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:06 Mar 2017 13:00
Last Modified:06 Mar 2017 13:00

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