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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
Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick OBE - RIP
Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick OBE - RIP
CNK remembers a great advocate, campaigner and friend following his death from cancer on 14 January
MS court ruling: law reshaped
MS court ruling: law reshaped
Court permission for nutrition to be withdrawn from a woman with MS represents 'judicial mission creep with judges shaping and remaking the law.'
Doctor: in my experience...
Doctor: in my experience...
An oncologist asked about euthanasia once in 15 years questions the 'voluntary' nature of legalised euthanasia, and challenges those who write off end of life suffering as simply a limitation of medicine
Peers allow Palliative Care Bill
Peers allow Palliative Care Bill
Baroness Finlay's Access to Palliative Care Bill was granted an unopposed second reading following a thoughtful House of Lords debate on 23 October

personal stories

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

Death With Dignity?
Death With Dignity?
'living through a similar situation in all its grim reality has convinced me that assisted suicide is not the answer'

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