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The doctors who think it's become too hard to die

06 Aug 2018 12:35 PM | Philip Patston (Administrator)

By Anna Kelsey-Sugg for Saturday Extra

Intensive care specialist Ken Hillman believes it's become too hard to die.

When his grandfather died in 1959, it was in his own room at home, with little medical intervention.

"Most people's grandfathers died at home in those days, because the general practitioner was the last medical representative in that line. If he said 'there's nothing more to offer', then there was nothing more to offer," Professor Hillman says.

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