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    The BMA plans to seek members’ views on physician-assisted dying.

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    Overcrowding and underfunding have left patients and doctors at risk and, as a demanding summer turns into a winter of alarming challenges, how will the NHS cope? Peter Blackburn talks to doctors across the UK struggling on the front line

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    The Doctor (November 2019, issue 15)

    12 November 2019

    Asbestos-related injury, animal husbandry, consultants' pensions tax quandary, winter pressures, medical insurance cover, substance misuse services in York and much more

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