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PM against assisted suicide
PM against assisted suicide
David Cameron's reaffirmed opposition to assisted suicide is in keeping with other party leaders' comments over recent years
Palliative Care Congress
Palliative Care Congress
Those who care for dying people every day of their working lives tell us: we don't back assisted suicide - we can do better for our patients
Doctors & prosecution guidelines
Doctors & prosecution guidelines
BMA past president tells the House of Lords that claims that prosecutorial guidelines 'inhibit' doctors are 'unfounded'
Lords consider DPP's guidelines
Lords consider DPP's guidelines
Four years after the then Director of Public Prosecutions published his criteria for prosecuting in instances of assisted suicide, Peers last week locked horns over the merits and demerits of the guidelines.

personal stories

'The only humane approach'
'The only humane approach'
Kathy Gyngell describes how redoubled care efforts overcame her terminally ill husband's despair - and afforded him a peaceful death

Springbok hero dying from MND
Springbok hero dying from MND
"It's only when you go through what I am going through that you understand that life is generous"

Terminally ill doctor reviews LCP
Terminally ill doctor reviews LCP
A doctor & cancer patient offers her assessment

Two more good news stories
Two more good news stories
Most people with 'locked-in syndrome' do not wish to die.

Son comments on 'locked in' Dad
Son comments on 'locked in' Dad
The son of Gary Parkinson comments on Dad's condition

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