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HSC considers suicide prevention
HSC considers suicide prevention
CNK responds to a call for evidence, as the Health and Sport Committee considers the Scottish Government's suicide prevention strategy plans
May 2018 media highlights
May 2018 media highlights
Between the Court of Appeal, impassioned legislative debate in Guernsey and a 104-year old travelling to Switzerland for assisted suicide, there's been much to comment on in May - and CNK's responses have been front and centre.
Guernsey rejects assisted suicide
Guernsey rejects assisted suicide
Deputies of the States of Deliberation in St Peter Port vote 24-14 against assisted suicide, and 37-1 in favour of a review of palliative and end of life care
CNK welcomes Guernsey vote
CNK welcomes Guernsey vote
Dr Peter Saunders' comments welcoming rejection of assisted suicide by States of Guernsey
Centenarian's assisted suicide
Centenarian's assisted suicide
A 104-year old assisted suicide advocate travels from Australia to Switzerland for assisted suicide, saying 'I've lived quite a good life until recently. The last year has been less satisfactory for me because I couldn't do things.'

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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