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Disability campaigner Brian Rix has died

20 Aug

Sarah Wootton, Chief Executive of Dignity in Dying, said: “I am saddened to hear of the death of Lord Brian Rix this morning, whose personal experience of terminal illness prompted him to declare his support for assisted dying earlier this […]

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California implements End of Life Option Act

8 Jun

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 bill was approved on 11 September 2015, the same day that an Assisted Dying Bill was […]

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Eastenders – Peggy Mitchell storyline

17 May

Sarah Wootton, Chief Executive of Dignity in Dying, said: “Millions of people across the UK have been deeply moved by the story of Peggy Mitchell’s suffering and her heart-wrenching decision to take her own life on tonight’s episode. “While Peggy’s […]

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