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Dutch consider euthanasia charges
Dutch consider euthanasia charges
After 15 years, will the Dutch finally prosecute a euthanasia doctor?
'Categories of human life'
'Categories of human life'
Should 'an individual's right to avoid that final human tribulation... be given priority in law over the inherent risk involved in state-sanctioned euthanasia to the lives of our most vulnerable citizens'?
Dignified death? 82% say hospice
Dignified death? 82% say hospice
A survey conducted to mark Hospice Care Week uncovers a range of attitudes and levels of awareness
Oncologist on Victoria bill
Oncologist on Victoria bill
'To grant a few the right to euthanasia means that the rights of many vulnerable others are compromised'
CNK welcomes Conway ruling
CNK welcomes Conway ruling
'We welcome the decision by the High Court to completely reject this attempt to change the law and hope that as a society we can now turn our attention to the important issue of ensuring the highest level of palliative and social care...'

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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