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?


GMC: When a patient seeks advice or information about assistance to die.

GMC Guidance to doctors on patient requests for assisted suicide The General Medical Council, ....

Baroness Neuberger to investigate claims on care for dying patients.

Care Services Minister, Norman Lamb, appoints Peer to carry out a review of the Liverpool Care ....

NHS: Liverpool Care Pathway

In an oral answer to Baroness Knight of Collingtree, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State ....

The Liverpool Care Pathway to dignity in death.

“My grandfather’s lingering demise shows why we need protocols for palliative care ....

Hospitals treating Liverpool Care Pathway as just ‘another thing to do’.

Hospitals are placing patients on the controversial “pathway” to death without proper ....

House of Commons debate on the Liverpool Care Pathway: Westminster Hall.

In the wake of sensationalist headlines and multiple allegations, Glyn Davies MP tables a debate ....

The case for neutrality on assisted dying – A personal view.

In an article for the British Journal of General Practice Dr Clare Gerada argues for neutrality of ....

King’s College London – Assisted dying debate.

The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery hosts a debate on the subject of &lsquo ....

Don’t push me onto the death path, doc.

Patient resistance is growing to an NHS ‘care pathway’ for the terminally ill that ....

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