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WF Newsletter June 2015 published, read it here.
The German DGHS invites you to attend the international debate (Podiumsdiskussion) in Berlin on June 20, 2015. Simultaneous translation available. See the flyer here.
Doctors, politicians and lawyers have come out swinging after a controversial urologist saw his invitation to speak at a prestigious national medical event rescinded.Dr Rodney Syme was set to headline a plenary session and "end of life" panel discussion at the annual conference of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians later this month, but has been "uninvited" from the Cairns event.It was revealed last week that Dr Syme publicly handed lethal illegal medication to a terminal cancer victim, Mr Ray Godbold of Inverloch. The exchange of the drug Nembutal – commonly used by vets to euthanise pets – was an act of defiance meant to draw attention to the "right to die" issue.