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Conway appeal gets green light
Conway appeal gets green light
Autonomy is not absolute and the Court of Appeal should dismiss this renewed challenge
Release: Conway appeal permitted
Release: Conway appeal permitted
Changing the law to allow assisted suicide is dangerous and unnecessary says Care Not Killing
Six months redefined
Six months redefined
'Terminal illness, in Oregon, is defined to include people who will become terminally ill if they refuse effective medical treatment or care'
Courts consider food & fluids
Courts consider food & fluids
Supreme Court to rule on whether doctors can remove food and fluids from brain-damaged patients without going to court
Autumn media comment
Autumn media comment
You'll often have seen our colleagues speaking on TV during high profile legislative battles, but here are a few of our many more low key media contributions from Autumn 2017

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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  • RT @mariecurieuk: "Be honest about your own needs." 10 tips from carers: how to care for yourself when you’re caring for someone else >> ht…
  • RT @WashTimes: If you’re a diabetic in Oregon and refuse treatment, you may qualify for life-ending drugs under the state’s physician-assis…
  • RT @PublicDiscourse: "Physician-assisted suicide is not a civil right or just one of an assortment of morally neutral end-of-life options.…
  • Press release regarding permission being granted for Noel Conway's challenge to last year's ruling on… https://t.co/RiTRFSwHMN
  • Noel Conway has today been granted permission to bring a challenge to last year's High Court ruling on… https://t.co/6ObYqJ1QTD

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