Medics have ‘ethical imperative’ to resist assisted suicide

Medics have ‘ethical imperative’ to resist assisted suicide

The medical profession has an “ethical imperative” to say assisted suicide is not how you alleviate suffering, an Oireachtas committee has been told.

Prof Des O’Neill, of the school of medicine at Trinity College, Dublin, said the State and many charities worked together to prevent suicide and address the issues that give rise to it.

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