What if ‘assisted dying’ were legalised?

Assisted dying is a widely debated issue. What can other countries’ experiences tell us about what might happen in Britain? | Kings Fund

The legalisation of assisted dying is an issue that divides opinion. Those in favour argue that the current law means that terminally ill people suffer against their wishes. Here Baroness Finlay argues against changing the law.

This is one in a series of short essays launched by the King’s Fund that take a step back from the challenges currently facing the NHS to explore a range of hypothetical scenarios for the future of health and care.

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