Vermont Heathcare Professionals Speak (PDF file)
"Good palliative and terminal care does not require assisted dying." ... Dr Maureen Baker, chairman of the Royal College of GPs (Click here)
" . . . we refer to the leading medical journal in the United States, the New England Journal of Medicine. There we find multiple articles advocating nationalized health care, assisted suicide, and euthanasia. But we find no articles, and virtually no letters to the editor, on the other side. Science requires open discussion of opposing views. This isnít science Ė itís political advocacy." ... by David C. Stolinsky, MD (Click here for article)
"It is misleading to refer to euthanasia as medical or physician aid in dying ó once again, all the physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, music therapists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, spiritual care counsellors, pharmacists, dietitians, volunteers and coordinators who work with the dying patient offer aid in dying." ... by Dr. Manuel Borod, Director, McGill University Health Care Palliative Care Unit.
". . . new medical journals are now exclusively dedicated to pain management and palliative care. When pain becomes an argument for ending life, it is the pain that must be killed, not the patient." ... by Dr. Sherif Emil, Director Pediatric General Surgery, Montreal Childrenís Hospital.