Medicine

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?


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The changing face of dying.

“We should challenge the conspiracy of silence that leaves many of us to live misinformed ....

UK ranked first for quality of end of life care.

Britain has, once again, been ranked first for quality of end-of-life care. But there is no room ....

Washington – Physician-assisted suicide in 2014.

An apparently level trend but with unknowns Washington State published its report during the ....

A better deal for the terminally ill.

Private Member’s Bill seeks to ensure equal access to palliative care for all who need it ....

The Assisted Dying No. 2 Bill

It is neither right nor safe to change the law on assisting suicide Rob Marris’s Private ....

Assisted Dying No.2 Bill.

Should Parliament License Assistance with Suicide? A supplementary report. In our last report, we ....

Scotland Assisted Suicide Bill contains significant flaws, says committee

Holyrood’s committee examining Patrick Harvie’s Assisted Suicide Bill is not persuaded ....

A thoughtful and balanced analysis.

Lord Falconer’s Bill should not be revived, says The Times In an editorial published earlier ....

Deaths from euthanasia in The Netherlands in 2013.

he official report for 2013 shows a further substantial increase in numbers The official report of ....


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