NEWS AND COMMENT

My Death, My Decision Isle of Man launched

My Death, My Decision has officially launched a campaign group on the Isle of Man. The grassroots group Let Me Choose will become My Death, My Decision Isle of Man…

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Senedd deserves power to legalise assisted dying

My Death, My Decision has argued that Wales should have the power to legislate on assisted dying, in their response to the Welsh Government’s Independent Commission on the Constitutional Future…

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France’s Citizens’ Jury supports assisted dying

In their first indicative ballot, members of the Citizens’ Jury on assisted dying in France voted overwhelmingly in favour of legalising assisted dying. Almost 75% of participants voted in favour of…

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On the anniversary of her death, we salute the legacy of the committed assisted dying campaigner Debbie Purdy

Debbie Purdy led an enviable life before multiple sclerosis changed it forever. As a music journalist Debbie not only had access to music gigs for free, but the venues wouldn’t…

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Assisted Dying Inquiry – Have your say!

If you see a blank page after pressing ‘Next’, scroll back to the top of the page. This page includes the Health and Social Care Committee’s survey on assisted dying.…

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Assisted Dying inquiry launched

The Health and Social Care Committee has launched an inquiry into assisted dying in England and Wales. My Death, My Decision has strongly welcomed the news and hopes to work…

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Assisted Dying inquiry likely in the new year

The Health and Social Care Committee looks likely to launch an inquiry into assisted dying in the new year. The committee’s chair, Steve Brine MP said to his constituents: “look…

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Retired NHS manager arrested, subjected to six-month investigation over assisted death

My Death, My Decision can now disclose that one of our members was earlier this year arrested at 5.30 am, put in a cell and held for 19 hours, and…

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Macron announces assisted dying citizens assembly

President Emmanuel Macron announced he will launch a citizens’ assembly on assisted dying. The French President showed his support for assisted dying while campaigning in the presidential election. Further details…

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Overwhelming 76% support for Liam McArthur’s assisted dying Bill in Scotland

Today sees the long-awaited publication of the Consultation report on a proposed assisted dying law for Scotland. An astounding 14,038 responses were received, the largest number ever for any Member’s…

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Church of England oppose assisted dying

The CPS have launched a public consultation regarding updated guidance on the prosecution of so called ‘mercy killings’ and suicide pacts. The guidance is used to assist prosecutors in determining…

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MPs support assisted dying inquiry in debate

The CPS have launched a public consultation regarding updated guidance on the prosecution of so called ‘mercy killings’ and suicide pacts. The guidance is used to assist prosecutors in determining…

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Assisted dying to be debated by MPs

The CPS have launched a public consultation regarding updated guidance on the prosecution of so called ‘mercy killings’ and suicide pacts. The guidance is used to assist prosecutors in determining…

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Success! Assisted Dying Bill introduced on the Isle Of Man

The CPS have launched a public consultation regarding updated guidance on the prosecution of so called ‘mercy killings’ and suicide pacts. The guidance is used to assist prosecutors in determining…

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Baroness Meacher’s Assisted Dying Bill Fails

The CPS have launched a public consultation regarding updated guidance on the prosecution of so called ‘mercy killings’ and suicide pacts. The guidance is used to assist prosecutors in determining…

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My Death, My Decision welcomes new Clinical Advisory Group co-chair, Graham Winyard CBE

My Death, My Decision’s Medical Group is pleased to welcome new co-chair, Graham Winyard CBE, who will lead the group alongside its founder, Colin Brewer.

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Dr Henry Marsh: Why the opponents to assisted dying are wrong

The CPS have launched a public consultation regarding updated guidance on the prosecution of so called ‘mercy killings’ and suicide pacts. The guidance is used to assist prosecutors in determining…

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Serious health conditions more than double suicide rate – ONS

The CPS have launched a public consultation regarding updated guidance on the prosecution of so called ‘mercy killings’ and suicide pacts. The guidance is used to assist prosecutors in determining…

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We’re hiring!

We are currently hiring for a Public Affairs Officer and a Communications Officer. For information about the roles and details on how to apply, please visit our careers page. If…

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