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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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29 Jun

When is death not a taboo? When it’s on Gogglebox

Writing in the Guardian last month, Dr Seamus O’Mahony said ‘in our atomised societies, death has replaced sex as the new taboo’. He lamented society for losing...

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21 Jun

In response to the BMA’s decision to remain opposed to assisted dying

In response to the BMA’s decision to remain opposed to assisted dying following a debate at its Annual Representative Meeting in Belfast today, Sarah Wootton, C...

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8 Jun

California implements End of Life Option Act

On 9 June 2016 legislation will be implemented in California allowing terminally ill people the right to request life-ending medication from their doctor. The b...

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6 Jun

Just 7% of British public agree with BMA’s opposition to assisted dying

Just 7% of British public agree with BMA’s opposition to assisted dying New polling reveals 84% of people believe its position should change Figures released to...

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