Spooked GP thwarts patient's death plan

DYING with Dignity activist Dr Rodney Syme says he has received an “avalanche” of support from medical colleagues after a GP thwarted his plan to assist the death of a terminally ill cancer patient.

The Melbourne urologist, who has admitted supplying the drug Nembutal to help scores of people die peacefully at a time of their choosing, spoke to MO after he and patient Bernard Erica recounted their ordeal on ABC TV’s Australian Story on Monday. 

One result of their appearance was that other doctors have offered