Editorial Death relief would sometimes be humane, but it deeply divides opinions

Assisting in suicide is not a crime by law, but it is still uncertain whether a doctor can do it without penalty.

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Kristiina Tyynelä-Korhonen, Chair of the Working Group on Legislative Needs for Hospice Care and Euthanasia.

2.9. 20:15

This week the working group that submitted its report was unable to to present a consensus on whether euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide should enable patients with incurable illness and intolerable pain; (HS 31.8.). The group was satisfied in its report to structure options and related ethical and legal issues.

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