promoting care, opposing euthanasia

twitter facebook youtube rss rss

latest updates

Denying conscience – the Canadian experiment
Denying conscience – the Canadian experiment
Recent reports from Canada reveal a worrying trend of doctors being pressurised and bullied into participating in Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD, the Canadian euthanasia programme).
RCP clarifies: it does not support PAS law change
RCP clarifies: it does not support PAS law change
CNK welcomes an 'extensive and unusually frank statement from the UK's oldest medical organisation' which 'rightly puts a sword to the lie that the RCP supports a change in the law - it does not.'
RCGP consultation: drilling down
RCGP consultation: drilling down
Further details of the Royal College of General Practitioners' consultation of members in 2019 show that those whose votes kept the College opposed did so because of the risk to vulnerable patients.
Oregon 2019: 'burden' fears hit new high
Oregon 2019: 'burden' fears hit new high
The American state's assisted suicide law, which demands prognoses of six months or less, sees patients live for more than four years between request and death, with 'terminal diseases' including 'complications from a fall'
Response to NHS savings and organ donation report
Response to NHS savings and organ donation report
Report claiming assisted suicide can save the NHS money and increase organ donation, must be rejected

personal stories

Euthanasia in Belgium - a son's story
Euthanasia in Belgium - a son's story
Godelieva De Troyer had been suffering from chronic depression for twenty years when she was euthanised, her family unaware, by the doctor who co-chairs the federal euthanasia regulator and who co-founded an organisation De Troyer had just given money to.

Assisted suicide law 'would make me feel a burden'
Assisted suicide law 'would make me feel a burden'
Mark Blackwell, living with Parkinson's disease and the after-effects of a severe stroke, explains why he fears legalised assisted suicide

'Nobody said: "Why do you want to die?"'
'Nobody said: "Why do you want to die?"'
Disability activist describes 'the thing that solidified for me that we actually can't safely put in place in this country assisted suicide legislation', as Western Australia mulls euthanasia

'So grateful there wasn't a change in the law'
'So grateful there wasn't a change in the law'
CNK Board member Nola Leach speaks on Radio 4 about her husband's death after three years living with 'brutal' Alzheimer's

Kiwis speak: the threat to us
Kiwis speak: the threat to us
Watch ordinary New Zealanders explain why a proposed assisted suicide law would pose a direct threat to them and countless people like them

twitter

  • 🇨🇦 Recent reports from Canada reveal a worrying trend of doctors being pressurised and bullied into participating i… https://t.co/NoDAxHvjVY
  • 👩🏿‍⚕️👨🏼‍⚕️ Further details of the Royal College of General Practitioners' consultation of members in 2019 show that… https://t.co/jjKRlA4Xhw
  • 🗣️CNK's Gordon Macdonald welcomes an 'extensive and unusually frank statement from the UK's oldest medical organisa… https://t.co/tzPhOrUbcI
  • 👩🏻‍⚕️👨🏽‍⚕️ 'The majority of doctors would be unwilling to participate actively in assisted dying if the law were ch… https://t.co/icQCyEvCH6
  • 👩🏻‍⚕️👨🏽‍⚕️ 'Whilst the ultimate decision on assisted dying rests with society through Parliament, professional and… https://t.co/sdPurLkoUh

share