Dutch euthanasia regulator quits over dementia killings

Posted January 23, 2018 9:41 am by Simon Caldwell

Dutch euthanasia regulator quits over dementia killings

A Dutch euthanasia regulator has quit her post in protest at the killings of patients suffering from dementia. Berna van Baarsen, a medical ethicist, said she could not support “a major shift” in the interpretation of her country’s euthanasia law to endorse lethal injections for increasing numbers of dementia patients. She has now resigned from one of Holland’s five regional assessment committees…
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