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MS group says assisted dying is a 'personal choice'

MS Ireland believes that people with MS "have the right to make decisions about their own life, including what services to use, treatment options and end-of-life issues".

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
9th December, 2012
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The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland has said assisted dying is a "personal choice", adding that the organisation believes that people with MS "have the right to make decisions about their own life, including what services to use, treatment options and end-of-life issues".

MS Ireland said assisted dying was a topic "the vast majority of people with MS would never consider", but that it may be a consideration for a small number of people with...

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