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Assisted Dying Bill

The Assisted Dying Bill is a specific, focused piece of legislation based on a recognition – repeatedly expressed by the courts – that the issue is one for Parliament to address. Read more.

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13 Oct

Dutch parliamentarians consider possible extension of euthanasia law

Sarah Wootton, Chief Executive of Dignity in Dying, said: “The assisted dying law we advocate for the UK would be availableΒ only toΒ terminally ill, mental...

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7 Oct

Archbishop Tutu, 85, Records Video Saying He Wants Assisted-Dying Option

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, 85, has recorded a video saying he wants the option of assisted dying “when the time comes … to pass” and endorsin...

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26 Sep

In response to a UK patient requesting that doctors turn off her pacemaker

In response to the news that a UK patient has requested that doctors turn off her pacemaker, Davina Hehir, Dignity in Dying’s Director of Legal Strategy a...

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20 Aug

Disability campaigner Brian Rix has died

Sarah Wootton, Chief Executive of Dignity in Dying, said: “I am saddened to hear of the death of Lord Brian Rix this morning, whose personal experience of...

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