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Poll: public recognise PAS danger
Poll: public recognise PAS danger
Physician-assisted suicide would 'fundamentally change' doctor-patient relationship, new poll finds
Why RCP neutrality would matter
Why RCP neutrality would matter
Philippa Taylor considers the implications of the Royal College of Physicians' assisted suicide consultation
The RCP & the myth of neutrality
The RCP & the myth of neutrality
CNK Board member and former palliative care nurse Steve Fouch reflects on why a move to neutrality on assisted suicide by the Royal College of Physicians would be a grave error
Press release: RCP consultation
Press release: RCP consultation
Care Not Killing responds to the news that the Royal College of Physicians plans to poll its members on assisted suicide
Press Release: BMA CANH guidance
Press Release: BMA CANH guidance
Care Not Killing responds to dangerous new guidance that weakens safeguards for brain-damaged patients, including those with stroke and dementia

personal stories

'How can I stay here?'
'How can I stay here?'
An extensive consideration of euthanasia in Belgium and the Netherlands tells of a doctor who couldn't save her patient - from another doctor

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'

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  • RT @OurDutyOfCare: The Royal College of Physicians is consulting on #assistedsuicide and will go neutral unless 60% of members and fellows…
  • #PalliativeCare & #AssistedSuicide: @APMPostTweets 'considers that... actively assisting a patient to take his or… https://t.co/SmNqFNOcFF
  • RT @CareAllianceNZ: “When the subject is as priceless as a human life, it is not enough that consent usually be obtained. It must be in eve…
  • #AssistedSuicide: 'Usually the public are only asked a simple rights based question that is heavily framed, but the… https://t.co/GpQB8qoKsI
  • "At least let's just have the debate." 'Let's be honest. It's not just a wish to "have the debate" is it? It's rea… https://t.co/LagoPxAy7U

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