promoting care, opposing euthanasia

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Choice in end of life care
Choice in end of life care
CNK Responds to NCPC-led Government consultation
Jim Dobbin's legacy
Jim Dobbin's legacy
We reflect on the principles and priorities of an honourable gentleman, whose approach should serve as a model for others
What doctors told Peers
What doctors told Peers
Ahead of the Falconer Bill's second reading, key healthcare professionals' groups issued strong statements reiterating: we can do better for our patients.
Lawyers denounce Bill
Lawyers denounce Bill
Regardless of views in principle, Lord Falconer's Bill is 'unsatisfactory', say lawyers Khawar Qureshi QC and Catriona Nicol.
A warning from the Netherlands
A warning from the Netherlands
For nine years a member of a Dutch Regional Review Committee, Prof Theo Boer's experience of legalised euthanasia and assisted suicide saw him go from being a supporter of such legislation to concluding: 'we were wrong - terribly wrong, in fact'.

personal stories

When the call comes
When the call comes
Author Charles Lambert on putting his life on hold for a year to care for his dying mother

LIS sufferer graduates
LIS sufferer graduates
Various media outlets have carried the story of Dawn Faizey Webster, who has completed a degree and written an autobiography since developing locked-in syndrome more than ten years ago

'The law protected me'
'The law protected me'
Lucinda Hardy writes in support of her home state of Montana's current laws, which protect disabled people - like her.

Voices against 'assisted dying'
Voices against 'assisted dying'
The second reading of Lord Falconer's Bill caused people from all walks of life to explain why Lord Falconer's Bill would hurt them.

Living life to the full
Living life to the full
Concert pianist Matthew Schellhorn considers the Assisted Dying Bill and talks about his experience of being a carer. "I am so glad I did not have to discuss the Assisted Dying Bill with my terminally ill mother"

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