Assisted Suicide

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Parliament will not change the law due to concern over ‘vulnerable people’ being pressured ‘to end their lives’, says doctor

Parliament will not change the law due to concern over ‘vulnerable people’ being pressured ‘to end their lives’, says doctor

MPs will not change suicide law over threat to ‘vulnerable people’, says doctor

Dr Peter Saunders, the Campaign Director at Care Not Killing, has said that Parliament are concerned changes to the law on assisted suicide would allow for “pressure” on “vulnerable people to end their lives”.

‘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, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Noel Conway wins right to challenge law on assisted dying

Noel Conway wins right to challenge law on assisted dying

Noel Conway wins right to challenge law on assisted dying

The former lecturer, who was given a terminal diagnosis of motor neurone disease, will now be able to fight the law preventing him from dying on his own terms

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Noel Conway to learn ruling of legal challenge against law on assisted dying

Terminally ill Noel Conway to learn verdict on assisted dying fight

Terminally ill Noel Conway to learn verdict on assisted dying fight

Conway, who was given a terminal diagnosis of motor neurone disease, is to hear the end of his legal challenge at the High Court

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Noel Conway: 'Assisted dying not meant to be easy, but it should be possible', says campaigner Laura Nicklinson

'Assisted dying isn't meant to be easy, but it should be possible', says campaigner Laura Nicklinson

'Assisted dying not meant to be easy, but should be possible', says campaigner

Laura Nicklinson, the daughter of a man who died after losing his assisted dying appeal, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the issue after another terminally-ill man appeals to the High Court.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Friday, June 10, 2016

Euthanasia: 'Sooner or later politicians will have to listen', says Dignity in Dying campaigner

Euthanasia: 'Sooner or later politicians will have to listen', says Dignity in Dying campaigner

Euthanasia: 'Sooner or later politicians will have to listen', says campaigner

Sam Dick, from pressure group Dignity in Dying, says it is unfair that loved ones feel 'like criminals' for helping to end suffering