Euthanasia Introduction in Victoria Fails to Reduce Suicide Rates

Euthanasia Introduction in Victoria Fails to Reduce Suicide Rates

New research shows that suicide rates amongst over-65s in Victoria, Australia, have been increasing- despite claims that legalising VAD would have the opposite effect. A recent paper by the Journal of Ethics in Mental Health discusses a prominent argument used in the...
Summary of APPG – 08.11.23

Summary of APPG – 08.11.23

The APPG for Dying Well hosted a public event on Wednesday 8th November in the House of Lords, titled, ‘Why ‘assisted suicide’ harms the vulnerable and does not end suffering’. Speakers from various jurisdictions who have either legalised, or...
Canada’s Continuous Expansion of MAiD: a Terrifying Prospect

Canada’s Continuous Expansion of MAiD: a Terrifying Prospect

Canada’s recent decision to expand MAiD, coming into effect in March 2024, will mean that those suffering solely from mental health issues will be given the green light to request death- a terrifying prospect for so many. In 2016, Medical Assistance in Dying...
Doctors Reject Assisted Suicide on the Isle of Man

Doctors Reject Assisted Suicide on the Isle of Man

A recent survey conducted by the Isle of Man Medical Society has found that 74% of doctors are against any change to the existing assisted suicide legislation. Despite various questionable polls suggesting that support for assisted dying, more accurately termed...
Oregon Death With Dignity Act- 25 Years On

Oregon Death With Dignity Act- 25 Years On

Please find the full British Medical Journal article available to view and download here. There are critical gaps in the data provided on doctor-assisted deaths in Oregon, USA, amid rising numbers of participants, finds a review of the process over the past 25 years,...