Royal College of Nursing: When someone asks for your assistance to die


Royal College of Nursing guidance on responding to a request to hasten death

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In October 2011 the Royal College of Nursing published guidance for nurses, health care assistants and other health care professioanls who may be asked by patients, or their families or carers, to become involved in assisting suicide or actively hastening death.  We provide here a copy of that guidance.



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