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Hawaii passes PAS bill
Hawaii passes PAS bill
HB 2739 - 'A Bill For An Act Relating To Health' - set to be enacted as the 'Our Care, Our Choice Act' by Governor David Ige today
Guernsey set for PAS vote
Guernsey set for PAS vote
Care Not Killing comment regarding legislation proposed for assisted suicide in Guernsey
Comment on doctors' poll
Comment on doctors' poll
Small, dated online poll with a self-selecting sample should not change law
New poll, old problems
New poll, old problems
A newly published poll on attitudes to assisted suicide in Scotland recalls the deficiencies of similar polls from the past
Conway appeal gets green light
Conway appeal gets green light
Autonomy is not absolute and the Court of Appeal should dismiss this renewed challenge

personal stories

A granddaughter reflects
A granddaughter reflects
'As someone who has seen the ugliness of a slow demise, I reject the notion that dignity can be measured by the level of pain or the speed in which the individual dies'

'Surprised to wake up'
'Surprised to wake up'
A man from Inverness, living with MS, put off his plans to have an assisted suicide in Switzerland when he was made aware of support available

On her husband's assisted suicide
On her husband's assisted suicide
Debbie Binner says 'Campaigners for assisted dying underestimate how terrible it is for those of us left behind... I didn't care what state he was or might be in, he was my husband'

MPs' speeches: personal stories
MPs' speeches: personal stories
MPs make clear that the issues surrounding end of life care and decisions are as real for them as for all, with moving and often passionate contributions from all sides of the House

MND & hospice: did you know?
MND & hospice: did you know?
Hospice care is most often associated with illnesses like cancer, but a series of personal accounts published to mark MND Awareness Month show their potential goes much further

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