Many of us would like to have some control over the time and manner of our deaths, should we find ourselves in a condition so hopeless that there is no point in going on…
There’s no advantage to ageing. You don’t get wiser, you don’t get more mellow, you don’t see life in a more glowing way. You have to fight your body decaying, and you have less options.
It’s important to give people with dementia choice and control over their life whenever possible.
Elderly and frail patients should sometimes be allowed to die rather than receive treatments that prolong but do not improve their lives…Society these days is much less familiar with death, and is most reluctant to accept mortality
In refusing dying people the right to die with dignity, we fail to demonstrate the compassion that lies at the heart of Christian values.
Only with a legal Euthanasia Bill on the statute books will the many people who find themselves in the same situation as me be able to slip away peacefully in their sleep instead of dreading the night.
The BBC report on the ruling by the Supreme Court that legal permission will no longer be required to end care for patients in a long-term permanent vegetative state. The decision applies to patients who [...]
MDMD are delighted to learn that the Scottish parliament has removed any time limit from its definition of "terminally ill" in their Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018. The story was reported by the BBC and [...]
Eamonn Holmes wants an assisted death in Switzerland if he has dementia – but he shouldn’t rely on others.
Breakfast TV News presenter Eamonn Holmes has been widely quoted in the media for openly saying that he would prefer a medically assisted death if he developed dementia. A Sun on Sunday article strongly supports [...]