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Former nurse ends her life at euthanasia clinic

August 4th, 2015

Episode 527 of 1340 episodes

A former palliative care nurse who was not suffering from a terminal disease has ended her life at a Swiss suicide clinic because she did not want to become “an old lady hobbling up the road with a trolley”. We hear from her partner, John Southall, and Colin Harte, who cared for his chronically ill friend for 14 years.

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