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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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9 Nov

Jackie Baker has an assisted death in Switzerland

In response to this morning’s news about Jackie Baker. Sarah Wootton, Chief Executive of Dignity in Dying, said: “This case is yet another moving st...

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19 Oct

Simon Binner has an assisted death in Switzerland

Our thoughts go out to Simon Binner’s family and friends, and to the countless others who have been forced to make this decision because of the current law. Aft...

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11 Sep

Lord Carey’s view on assisted dying debate

Lord Carey of Clifton: “I’m saddened that the problem of untreatable pain and great indignity at the end of life has been left unresolved by this vo...

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11 Sep

Parliament ignores public and votes against Assisted Dying Bill

“Suffering will continue as long as MPs turn a blind eye to dying people’s wishes”   The Assisted Dying Bill introduced by Rob Marris MP was defeated this...

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