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TRIBUNALS: guarantee for due care in assisted dying?

On February 1 this year, BBC 1 broadcasted the Richard Dimbleby Lecture “Shaking Hands With Death” by famous author Terry Pratchet. In this lecture Pratchet – himself being diagnosed with [early] Alzheimer – made a plea for a “pre-assistance assessment” by tribunals, a system used in the UK in other sensitive situations. The Guardian printed an edited extract, which can be read by clicking here.

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