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An important issue in the ‘assisted dying’ debate.

The Times has raised an important issue in the ‘assisted dying’ debate An editorial in ....

Another ‘assisted dying’ bill: Careful analysis needed.

Lord Falconer has presented his long-heralded Private Member’s Bill to Parliament Lord ....

Assisting a patient’s suicide is not part of a doctor’s role.

“Laws have to be designed to work safely in the real world,” writes Baroness Finlay in ....

Assisted Dying Bill 2013-14.

Lord Falconer presents his Private Member’s Bill to Parliament. Lord Falconer has presented ....

A licence for suicide by any other name.

Plans to present an ‘assisted dying’ bill to parliament raise some fundamental and ....

Sound law-making requires clear language.

This is no matter of mere semantics. If Parliament is to be asked to legalise certain acts, it ....

Suicide isn’t a criminal offence but that doesn’t mean it’s a ‘right’.

Marie Fleming has lost her appeal to the Supreme Court in Ireland against a ruling of the High ....

Marie Fleming – The Supreme Court’s judgment.

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Ireland has delivered its judgment on the case of Marie ....

This is not what the debate is about.

Joan Bakewell is confusing end-of-life with ending-life decisions Every patient has the right to ....

Court of Appeal issues judgment on ‘right-to-die’ cases.

The Court of Appeal has unanimously dismissed appeals challenging the legal ban on voluntary ....

The Liverpool Care Pathway – what are we to make of the controversy?

Press stories can be helpful in raising awareness that something may be wrong. But, unless they ....

Nursing is a privilege, not just a tick in a box.

“We need to embed a culture of compassionate, hands-on care in nursing if we are to prevent ....

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