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'Startling' new PDOC guidance
'Startling' new PDOC guidance
Severely brain-damaged patients are commonly misdiagnosed, often aware and may well recover, says authoritative new report
Supreme Court on CANH: CNK media
Supreme Court on CANH: CNK media
The issue of withdrawing food and fluids from brain damaged patients is complex and little understood - Care Not Killing was on hand to outline concerns with the Supreme Court's ruling on a busy media day
Supreme Court rules on CANH
Supreme Court rules on CANH
Care Not Killing responds to disappointing ruling that the Supreme Court wants to remove important safeguard from brain-damaged patients
'Suicidal': a throwaway word?
'Suicidal': a throwaway word?
Efforts to distinguish between terminally ill and non-terminally ill people when it comes to suicidal tendencies are at best meaningless and at worst offensive
CNK welcomes Conway appeal ruling
CNK welcomes Conway appeal ruling
'Care Not Killing welcomes the Court of Appeal's sensible decision to reject this latest attempt to legalise assisted suicide'

personal stories

Supreme Court CANH ruling and me
Supreme Court CANH ruling and me
Nikki Kenward, who lived with the MND-like symptoms of Guillain-Barre Syndrome, writes: 'this is not civilization but barbarity... We need more legal restraints, not fewer.'

A granddaughter reflects
A granddaughter reflects
'As someone who has seen the ugliness of a slow demise, I reject the notion that dignity can be measured by the level of pain or the speed in which the individual dies'

'Surprised to wake up'
'Surprised to wake up'
A man from Inverness, living with MS, put off his plans to have an assisted suicide in Switzerland when he was made aware of support available

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

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  • RT @PublicDiscourse: Senior Research Professor Richard Stith discusses the dangers that come from embracing assisted suicide. https://t.co/
  • Dr Joseph Marine, associate professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University, outlines five reasons why… https://t.co/DF7qTjwu79
  • 🇧🇪 'They were a 9yo with a brain tumor, an 11yo with cystic fibrosis and a 17yo (probably a boy) with Duchenne musc… https://t.co/j8SY9IORH9
  • RT @usatodayopinion: The so-called "death with dignity" movement gives in to despair and preys on terminally ill patients when they are mos…
  • RT @IngridTischer: #WSPD2018: Suicide Is a Problem, Not a Solution for Living With a Disability. Yup, Even One That’s Neuromuscular, Progre…

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