Euthanasia clinic criticised for helping woman with severe tinnitus to die

DutchNews.nl

A special clinic in The Hague, set up to help people whose doctors do not support euthanasia, has been reprimanded for helping a 47-year-old woman with chronic tinnitus to die, broadcaster Nos says on Monday.

The independent commission charged with monitoring how Dutch euthanasia rules are applied recognises that extreme tinnitus could be a reason for mercy killing but said Gaby Olthuis should have undergone further psychiatric research. . . [Full Text]

 

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  1. The clinic in question has been the subject of other complaints concerning its operation. Euthanasia activists, on the other hand, have complained that pharmacists, for reasons of conscience, have refused to provide euthanasia drugs to a number of doctors working out of the facility.

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