Terminally ill people ‘twice as likely’ to commit suicide – Channel 4 News

According to new figures, people with terminal cancer are more than twice as likely to commit suicide as those without.

The Office for National Statistics has linked death certificate data and NHS data in England for the first time to help inform the debate on assisted dying.

Campaign groups say it demonstrates the need for legal reform, but many, including some health leaders, say palliative care needs to be improved.

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