Doctor-Assisted Death: The Professional Opinion

Doctor-Assisted Death: The Professional Opinion

Proponents of physician-assisted death often argue that its legalisation is vital to ensuring patient choice at the end of life. However, assisted dying laws do not simply give patients a ‘right to die’ but more specifically propose the right to involve someone else...
Next APPG Meeting on Wednesday 16th June

Next APPG Meeting on Wednesday 16th June

The APPG on Dying Well promotes access to excellent palliative care and stands against the legalisation of assisted suicide in the UK. We are delighted to invite you to our next online meeting on the 16th June at 5pm in which we will be joined by the Secretary of...
Liberals and atheists can also oppose assisted dying

Liberals and atheists can also oppose assisted dying

Sourced: The Economist, Kevin Yuill Back in 2018, Kevin Yuill, lecturer in history at the University of Sunderland in the UK, and author of Assisted Suicide: The Liberal, Humanist Case Against Legalisation, wrote an excellent piece in the Economist arguing that being...
Suicide is not something to be encouraged or assisted

Suicide is not something to be encouraged or assisted

Source: Politics Home, authored by Baroness Ilora Finlay It may sound compassionate to embed assisted dying practices within health care. But it’s also dangerous. The House of Lords is once again being asked to look at a Private Member’s Bill proposing so-called...