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Student BMJ: An alternative option?

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The new website features articles especially commissioned for medical students, selected articles from the BMJ, a new Events calendar, Education and Career Zones.
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Article about alternative medicine from the Student BMJ with some links to other articles

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Euthanasia and assisted suicide - NHS Choices

Euthanasia and assisted suicide - NHS Choices | Articles for potential medics | Scoop.it
Euthanasia is the act of deliberately ending a person's life to relieve suffering. Assisted suicide is deliberately assisting or encouraging a person to commit suicide.
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Q&A: The ethics of organ donation

Q&A: The ethics of organ donation | Articles for potential medics | Scoop.it
Dr Greg Moorlock discusses the ethical implications of an opt-out organ donation system
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Ethical discussion of the potential switch to an opt-out organi donation system

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What are the options for right-to-die campaigners? - life - 01 August 2013 - New Scientist

What are the options for right-to-die campaigners? - life - 01 August 2013 - New Scientist | Articles for potential medics | Scoop.it
This week, two severely paralysed men received the verdicts in their right-to-die cases at the UK's Court of Appeal. New Scientist unpicks the issues
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The latest in the UK euthanasia law challenges

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Doctors to improve Cumbria hospital

Doctors to improve Cumbria hospital | Articles for potential medics | Scoop.it
The BBC is given exclusive access to Furness General to see how the new management team are going about rebuilding faith in the hospital after damning reports on the quality of care at the Cumbria hospital.
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'They told my family I was dying'

'They told my family I was dying' | Articles for potential medics | Scoop.it
The Liverpool Care pathway was developed to support dying patients. But Kathleen Vine says she was put on the pathway even though she wasn't terminally ill.
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End-of-life care scheme axed because of poor record - health - 18 July 2013 - New Scientist

End-of-life care scheme axed because of poor record - health - 18 July 2013 - New Scientist | Articles for potential medics | Scoop.it
UK government abolishes system for end-of-life care, saying that more research is needed to optimise care for people in their last hours of life
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Article about the Liverpool Care Pathway

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