The Welsh LMCs conference has voted to press the BMA into reviewing its stance on assisted suicide. Dr Bill Harris of Bro Taf LMC proposed the motion. 'There is a service available to my terminally ill cat, but not to a human being,' he said. Currently the BMA retains a neutral stance on the issue. But GPC Wales member Dr David Bailey said: 'Sitting on the fence is not an option.' He criticised the debate at last year's BMA Annual Representatives' Meeting, saying that a lot of confusion had surrounded the vote that led to the BMA's current stance of having no position on the issue.
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