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. Change the law - take action.

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Our lives are full of moments and choices. Some big, others small. In the UK we are free to choose, that is, until the end. Read more.

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 partner charity Compassion in Dying will be able to help. Read more.


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22 Jul

Assisted Dying Bill passes its first major hurdle

On Friday, and following over 9 hours of debate, Lord Falconer’s Assisted Dying Bill passed its first major hurdle, Second Reading. In 2006, when Lord Joffe’s A...

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18 Jul

The Assisted Dying Bill clears its first hurdle in an historic debate in the House of Lords

Lord Falconer’s Bill moves closer to becoming law by progressing to Committee Stage Lord Falconer’s Assisted Dying Bill had its Second Reading today, which resu...

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1 Jul

Lord Joffe: Why the Assisted Dying Bill should be debated fully in Committee

A guest post by Dignity in Dying Patron, Lord Joel Joffe Between 2002 and 2006 I sought to change the law. My Patient (Assisted Dying) Bill received a Second Re...

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25 Jun

Supreme Court puts Parliament on notice that the Suicide Act is under pressure and may be declared incompatible with human rights law

DPP is expected to clarify her policy with regard to healthcare professionals A decision handed down from the Supreme Court today in the cases of Nicklinson, La...

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