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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

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.

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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23 Jun

Dignity in Dying Patron Sir Chris Woodhead dies

Sarah Wootton, Chief Executive of Dignity in Dying, said: “We are incredibly saddened to hear of the death of our Patron Sir Chris Woodhead, who became a powerf...

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9 Jun

Grassroots campaigning in Bristol and Bath

My commitment to Dignity in Dying stems from the sense of injustice I felt when I was a District Nurse… …the local hospice in Bath once told a GP th...

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9 Jun

Assisted Dying Bill to be introduced in the House of Commons this year

Rob Marris MP came first in this year’s ballot and will bring forward proposals supported by 82% of the public Rob Marris has today announced that he will intro...

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1 Jun

Patients would trust doctors more if assisted dying was legal

New research also finds that majority of doctors would be involved in an assisted dying law A survey by Populus of 5,000 members of the public has found that if...

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