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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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30 Apr

Dignity in Dying welcomes free vote for MSPs as Scottish Parliament reports on Patrick Harvie’s Bill

The Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee has released its report on Patrick Harvie’s Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill. In contrast to previous legisla...

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4 Apr

Largest ever poll on assisted dying shows 82% of public support Lord Falconer’s proposed change in the law

Terminally ill people are calling on the next Government to give time for parliamentary debate in ‘My Last Vote’ video Poll finds 44% of people would break the...

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2 Apr

What happens to the Assisted Dying Bill after the General Election?

For the next six weeks, we’ll hear about almost nothing else in the news but the General Election. Even as I write this, David Cameron is on the TV next to me c...

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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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