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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
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...'
High Court rules on Conway
High Court rules on Conway
Judges rule that the Suicide Act is compatible with the European Convention on Human Rights and legitimate 'to avoid creating a slippery slope leading to incremental expansion'
Longer than expected
Longer than expected
Where supposedly strictly defined assisted suicide laws are based on six month prognoses, we are every year reminded that these are arbitrary and (sometimes startlingly) unreliable
Conway: High Court case begins
Conway: High Court case begins
A change in the law to allow assisted suicide is dangerous and unnecessary

personal stories

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

MSP speaks up for disabled people
MSP speaks up for disabled people
The Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill 'would reinforce the concept that my life and those of others with life-shortening conditions are not worth living and are not of the same value'

Defying the endgame
Defying the endgame
'The boy who once had 24 hours to live was defying the odds' - thanks to an inspiring visitor

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