Assisted Suicide Deaths to be Investigated by Parliamentarians

Assisted Suicide Deaths to be Investigated by Parliamentarians

The APPG has launched an investigation into whether assisted suicide protocols used around the world can lead to distressing or prolonged deaths.  The investigation follows recent articles in the Daily Mail and Spectator that have raised concerns about practice in...
Study shows negative impact of MAID on palliative care in Canada

Study shows negative impact of MAID on palliative care in Canada

A study conducted by a group of physicians in Canada reveals the detrimental impact that the legalisation of assisted suicide has on palliative care. In their 2020 qualitative study, Matthews and Colleagues interviewed palliative care physicians and nurses who...
The myth of autonomy and assisted suicide

The myth of autonomy and assisted suicide

In cases of assisted suicide, do patients really have rational autonomy? In their recent article in The Psychiatric Times, Psychiatrists Dr. Ronald Pies and Dr. Cynthia Geppert challenge the commonly-held belief that patients who request assisted suicide are acting...
Disabled People and Assisted Dying

Disabled People and Assisted Dying

Assisted suicide proponents have made several claims about assisted dying and disability in attempts to suggest that disabled persons support a change in the law and such legislation would be compatible with respect and support for the disabled community. The reality...