Assisted dying

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Inquest: 94-year-old asked family to help him take his own life

Inquest: 94-year-old asked family to help him take his own life

The inquest of a 94-year-old who asked his family to help him take his own life has concluded that the death was suicide.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Friday, July 5, 2019

Paralysed right to die campaigner Paul Lamb launches High Court bid

Paralysed right to die campaigner Paul Lamb launches High Court bid

The right to die campaigner said MPs are “scared” to give those in chronic pain access to assisted suicide.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Sir Vince Cable declares support for assisted dying after previously opposing it

Sir Vince Cable declares support for assisted dying after previously opposing it

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has written that he supports a change in the law to allow assisted dying

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

‘100 million people worldwide have access’ to assisted dying, says CEO of Dignity in Dying

‘100 million people worldwide have access’ to assisted dying, says CEO of Dignity in Dying

‘100 million people worldwide have access’ to assisted dying, says charity CEO

Sarah Wootton, the Chief Executive of Dignity in Dying has said that “100 million people worldwide” have access to assisted dying after a terminally-ill man has lost a legal battle over his right to die.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Guernsey's vote on the issue has been welcomed by campaigners as "positive and progressive"

Guernsey parliament debates assisted dying bill

Guernsey parliament debates assisted dying bill

Guernsey could take a step towards legalising assisted dying when its parliament debates whether to allow terminally ill people to end their lives with the help of a doctor.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

'Assisted dying could turn Guernsey into a suicide hotspot', says journalist

'Assisted dying could turn Guernsey into a suicide hotspot', says journalist

'Assisted dying could turn Guernsey into a suicide hotspot', says journalist

Journalist Caroline Farrow argued against assisted dying whilst Dr Jacky Davis argued in favour of it