An unacceptable choice? The case of Gill Pharaoh

The assisted suicide of Gill Pharaoh, a retired palliative care nurse who feared the onset of frailty, causes me great confusion as a proponent of assisted dying. The moral arguments for and against such a death are inevitably confused with those related to physician assisted dying (PAD), although the circumstances are entirely different. The PAD... Continue Reading →

The show goes on

  Moving on is a feature of the trainee doctor's life, and next week sees another transition point for thousands. I found it both stressful and innervating, and I'm sure the adaptability that being forced to change institution every twelve months is a good thing. Yet the need to leave a familiar environment,┬átrusted colleagues and... Continue Reading →

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