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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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17 May

Eastenders – Peggy Mitchell storyline

Sarah Wootton, Chief Executive of Dignity in Dying, said: “Millions of people across the UK have been deeply moved by the story of Peggy Mitchell’s suffer...

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15 Apr

Canada submits Assisted Dying Bill

In response to the publication of an Assisted Dying Bill by the Canadian Government, Sarah Wootton Chief Executive of Dignity in Dying said: “The Canadian...

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1 Mar

The assisted dying debate in Australia

The launch of a series of podcasts by the Australian broadcaster, Andrew Denton, has once again reignited the debate about choice at the end of life in Australi...

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19 Feb

Assisted dying continues to work safely and effectively in Oregon

In 1997 the people of Oregon voted to introduce the world’s first assisted dying legislation. 19 years on there have been no cases of abuse and no widening of t...

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