Listen to the evidence’ on assisted dying, says renowned assisted dying expert at My Death, My Decision’s 2020 Doran Lecture.

One of Canada’s leading assisted dying doctors, Dr Stefanie Green, has urged politicians to ‘listen to the evidence’ on assisted dying, as part of the 2020 Doran Lecture, an annual lecture series hosted in memory of Frank Doran MP and by My Death, My Decision.  Her comments came after My Death, My Decision called for [...]

2020-08-24T09:29:36+00:00June 15th, 2020|Canada|

Patients can mistakenly believe assisted dying is available in the UK, causing additional mental suffering, warns former nurse.

A former nurse has opened up about how cruel it feels to refuse patients, who do not want to endure weeks of suffering, the option of a legal assisted death.  In 2009, the Royal College of Nursing voted to adopt a neutral stance on assisted dying reform, and called for a public inquiry to help [...]

2020-06-15T13:53:16+00:00June 10th, 2020|Medical Views|

Ban on assisted dying undermines end-of-life care in Wales, suggests My Death, My Decision

Credit: National Assembly for Wales, https://bit.ly/3dAw1th My Death, My Decision has responded to a consultation on the future of justice in Wales by calling for assisted dying to be devolved - in order to unify Wales’ end-of-life care under one administration. My Death, My Decision hopes that this consultation will ignite the Welsh [...]

2020-06-15T15:07:19+00:00June 5th, 2020|Political|
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