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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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Canada submits Assisted Dying Bill

15 Apr

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 Government has listened to the Canadian people and its Supreme Court. It has come forward […]

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