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We campaign to change the law to allow the choice of an assisted death for terminally ill, mentally competent adults, within upfront safeguards. You can help us make that change happen.

Under our current law, some dying people are forced to suffer against their wishes. If we can change the law no more people will die, but fewer will suffer.

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Assisted Dying Bill

Lord Falconers Assisted Dying Bill was tabled in the House of Lords in June and received its Second Reading on Friday 18 July 2014. Read more.

Advance decisions

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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12 Mar

Dignity in Dying Patron Sir Terry Pratchett dies

Sir Terry Pratchett was a Patron of Dignity in Dying and died on Thursday 12th March. Sarah Wootton, Chief Executive of Dignity in Dying, said: “I am saddened t...

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26 Feb

Dignity in Dying welcomes the ‘Review of Choice in End of Life Care’ report findings

We welcome the ‘Review of Choice in End of Life Care’ report findings and look forward to patient choice becoming more integrated in healthcare, which has been...

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20 Feb

Lord Avebury: A very personal story

I am committed to campaigning for terminally ill, mentally competent people to have the right to an assisted death. I have an incurable disease, a form of blood...

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6 Feb

Canadian Supreme Court rules in favour of the right to die

Today the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled in favour of allowing medical assistance to die, arguing that Canadian citizens have a constitutional right to contr...

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