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WA 2015: new highs, new lows
WA 2015: new highs, new lows
In the year British MPs rejected the practice, assisted suicide in Washington rose to its highest level and was characterised by the youngest participant; shortened doctor-patient relationships; and the rise of financial pressure as a factor
'Assisted dying' - disabled views
'Assisted dying' - disabled views
CNK Campaign Director Dr Peter Saunders writes to The Telegraph, highlighting the breadth and depth of opposition among disabled people to assisted suicide
R4's euthanasia rallying cry
R4's euthanasia rallying cry
An edition of BBC Radio 4's 'Inside the Ethics Committee' brings together a less than objective panel to call for active, non-voluntary euthanasia
Changing the guard
Changing the guard
In CNK's tenth anniversary year, a fond farewell to retiring stalwarts is followed by renewal, as we welcome new Board director Dr Colin Harte
BMA members reject neutrality
BMA members reject neutrality
Delegates at the Annual Representative Meeting in Belfast rejected a move to neutrality on 'assisted dying' by 198-115

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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