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Dutch euthanasia up again in 2015
Dutch euthanasia up again in 2015
The 5,516 deaths reported in the Netherlands in 2015 would translate to more than 20,000 based on a UK-sized population, as paediatricians press for easier child euthanasia and academics report on euthanasia for psychiatric patients.
Canadian Government E&AS bill out
Canadian Government E&AS bill out
Fifteen months after the Supreme Court ordered federal legislation, the Trudeau government has published its draft bill
'Assisted Suicide: the Musical'
'Assisted Suicide: the Musical'
Actress, comedienne and campaigner Liz Carr brings a new and dynamic consideration of assisted suicide to the Royal Festival Hall this September
Oregon assisted suicides jump
Oregon assisted suicides jump
Last year's reported 132 assisted suicides in Oregon represented a 24.4% rise on 2014, and would translate to 2,147 for a UK-sized population
CNK responds to NZ consultation
CNK responds to NZ consultation
The New Zealand Parliament's Health Committee was petitioned by an MP known for her advocacy of euthanasia

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

twitter

  • Recent figures from the Netherlands follow analysis of reality of #euthanasia for ppl w psychiatric disorders https://t.co/vhleoXJfKJ
  • 5516 Dutch #euthanasia deaths reported 2015 inc 9x as many w #dementia as 2009 & 28x as many w psych cond'ns as 2010 https://t.co/vhleoXJfKJ
  • RT @ehospicenews: Announcing the release of A Really Practical Handbook of Children’s Palliative Care https://t.co/LphMesOqS5 #cpc #cpcdial…
  • True of many #hospices. Do you know what support is available near you? Find out today. #hpm https://t.co/TTJJah7CzC
  • As Thursday's council, assembly and parliamentary elections near, be sure to press candidates on the doorstep on #eolc and #socialcare

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