Why are so many doctors and politicians concerned about the legalisation of 'assisted dying?' Partly, it is because they follow developments from places such as Oregon, Canada and Belgium where assisted suicide and/or euthanasia has already been legalised.

In this section you will find a wide range of reports on how well the law is working in jurisdictions which have gone down the 'assisted dying' route.

South African High Court Order on assisted suicide overruled.

South Africa’s Supreme Court has upheld a Government Appeal against a 2015 High Court Order ....

Deaths from PAS in Washington State 2015.

Another Sharp Rise in deaths from legalised physician-assisted suicide. Washington State, which ....

What if…. ‘Assisted Dying’ were to be legalised?

If we are wise, we will learn from the experience of others rather than from our own mistakes In& ....

The BMA should resist attempts to neutralise it in the ‘Assisted Dying’ debate.

Attempts to push the BMA into a position of neutrality on legalisation of assisted suicide are in ....

Physician-assisted suicide in Oregon in 2015.

The latest report from Oregon on that State’s physician-assisted suicide law reveals another ....

Evidence to the New Zealand Parliament Health Committee.

Living and Dying Well has provided written evidence to a parliamentary inquiry in New Zealand into ....

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 ....

The Assisted Dying No. 2 Bill

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

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