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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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If you would like to enquire about an Advance Decision (formerly Living Wills) our sister charity will be able to help. Read more.


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9 Nov

Colorado votes to legalise assisted dying

Yesterday, the people of Colorado voted overwhelmingly in favour of Proposition 106, making it the sixth American state to allow assisted dying for terminally i...

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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 available only to 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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