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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Deaths from euthanasia in The Netherlands in 2013.

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

A positive agenda for the end of life.

A recently published report introduces a welcome and positive note into choice at the end of life ....

Physician-assisted suicide in Oregon in 2014.

Read the latest official report from Oregon on the operation of that State’s physician ....

A sharp upturn in assisted suicide deaths.

Oregon’s latest report raises concerns about the wisdom of such legislation here The latest ....

Assembly of Wales debates and rejects Lord Falconer’s Bill.

Assembly Debate Reveals Serious Concerns Over Lord Falconer’s Bill On 10 December 2014 the ....

Assembly of Wales debates and rejects Lord Falconer’s Bill.

Assembly Debate Reveals Serious Concerns Over Lord Falconer’s Bill On 10 December 2014 the ....

Royal College of Physicians reaffirms opposition to assisted suicide.

Following a consultation of its membership the RCP has reaffirmed its opposition to assisted ....

Assisted Dying Bill Committee Stage 7November 2014.

On 7 November the House of Lords began Committee Stage on Lord Falconer’s Assisted Dying. ....

The Crown Prosecution Service provides a clarification

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has published a clarification of one aspect of its Policy for ....


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