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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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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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15 Feb

Dignity in Dying statement on the death of Eric, Lord Avebury

We are sad to hear that Eric Avebury has died after living for many years with a rare blood cancer. He had been a great supporter of Dignity in Dying in the Hou...

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