Should assisted suicide be part of medicine? Is it appropriate for doctors to prescribe their patients lethal drugs? What might be the impact on the doctor-patient relationship? Does a right to die already exist in the UK?

We explore all these vital questions and look at the evidence relating to medicine, assisted suicide and euthanasia?


New Zealand Medical Association opposed to ‘Assisted Dying’.

“Acting with the primary intention to bring about death cannot be reconciled with the core ....

No decision about me without me.

If ‘assisted dying’ is a matter for society and not for the medical profession, it is ....

Who speaks for British doctors?

The BMJ’s one-sided coverage of a complex subject is as sad as it is predictable Senior ....

Year 20 report on Oregon’s ‘Death with Dignity Act’.

The latest report from the Oregon Health Authority on the outturn of Oregon’s physician ....

Just how Terminal is Terminal?

Recent admissions by the Oregon Health Authority suggest that that State’s physician ....

A book that brings us face to face with ourselves.

“Open discussion reduces superstition and fear, and allows us to be honest with each other ....

True cost? or true facts?

Living and Dying Well responds to a recent document published by campaigners for physician ....

Commitment to the facts is needed.

This is a serious matter calling for careful weighing of the evidence and with no place for ....

New Zealand Medical Association reports on assisted suicide and euthanasia.

‘Doctors should remain cautious about any change in the law’. The New Zealand Medical ....

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