BMJ editorial sparks controversy over right-to-life – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted July 19th, 2012 in euthanasia, medical treatment, news by tracey

“An editorial article published in the British Medical Journal on 12 July 2012 (subscription required) has provoked controversy in right-to-life circles. The article, entitled ‘Sanctity of life law has gone too far’ criticises the ruling of Baker J in the ‘M’ case where an application to authorise the removal of artificial nutrition and hydration (ANH) from a patient in a minimally conscious state was refused.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 18th July 2012