We believe everybody has the right to a good death. Including the option of assisted dying for terminally ill, mentally competent adults.

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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.

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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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10 Feb

Our statement on ‘How to Die: Simon’s Choice’

In response to the documentary Sarah Wootton, Chief Executive of Dignity in Dying said: “No one can fail to be moved by Simon’s Choice. It showed that Simon and...

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22 Jan

Talk to UK Forum on End of Life Care

Dignity in Dying’s acting Chair, Dr Philip Graham, spoke to UK Forum on End-of-Life Care on 3 December 2015. His speech:  I’ve not addressed an audience o...

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15 Jan

Is the BMA starting to listen?

The British Medical Association (BMA) have this week published findings from their research project into end-of-life care and assisted dying. The BMA have calle...

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14 Jan

Our response to BMA report of end-of-life care and assisted dying

Sarah Wootton, Chief Executive of Dignity in Dying said of the report: “We are glad the BMA is, for the first time, starting to talk to the public about t...

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