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RCN guidance on assisted death


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RCN guidance on assisted death

The Royal College of Nursing has issued guidance to support the relationship between patients and nurses, protect the vulnerable and set out the legal position for health care workers.

The document emphasises that assisting a suicide is illegal but provides practical examples of how to deal with difficult conversations and deliver good quality end of life care.