The RCN is conducting an extensive consultation on attitudes amongst its members towards the process of assisted suicide.
A hotly debated topic, the RCN says that assisted suicide is an issue that affects all sections of the population and there have been multiple attempts to legalise it in the UK.
Opinions are being sought from country and regional boards, branches, forums and individuals in a move to support and encourage a comprehensive internal debate.
Nurses are encouraged to share their views through their relevant branches and boards before 22 May, when the consultation process will close.
A fringe event, ‘What does the nursing profession feel about assisted suicide?’, will be held at the RCN Congress at 4pm on Wednesday 13th May.