Writing in ehospice Dr Claud Regnard, Honorary Consultant in Palliative Care Medicine at St Oswold’s Hospice in Newcastle, said that evidence from jurisdictions where assisted suicide/euthanasia has been legalised show that “access to palliative care remains inequitable and inconsistent”.

The finding that palliative care is compromised by access to assisted suicide or euthanasia is in conflict with the claim that it expands patients choice at end of life. https://ehospice.com/editorial_posts/the-impact-of-assisted-dying-on-hospices-and-palliative-care/

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