Articles on Assisted Dying

May 2009

  1. Why Dr Death should have been given a welcome in Britain

    Assisted suicide is illegal in this country, but is fast becoming one of those hot topics that won't go away

  2. Second suicide teacher follows Dr Death to UK

    One Way to Die - Stop Eating and Drinking

  3. Dutch euthanasia expert to give Londoners tips on suicide

    Dying by starvation should only be used as an emergency exit

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Opinions sought on dying patients

BBC News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Independent MSP Margo MacDonald hopes to introduce an assisted dying bill later this year. The Lothian MSP's End Of Life Choices (Scotland) Bill would allow ...

Why Dr Death should have been given a welcome in Britain

Times Online - ‎May 14, 2009‎
Some 100 British citizens have now travelled to the Dignitas clinic in Switzerland, where assisted dying does not breach Swiss law, and those accompanying ...

RCN to give nurses guidance on discussing assisted dying with patients

Times Online - ‎May 13, 2009‎
Nurses are to receive detailed guidance for the first time on how to help terminally ill patients end their own lives. Assisted suicide remains illegal in ...

Assisted dying

Scotsman - ‎May 11, 2009‎
Dr Stephen Watt (Letters, 11 May) falsely states that Margo MacDonald's bill would be the state promotion of early death. He then ends his letter with that ...

Margo Macdonald MSP Gets Signatures For Euthanasia Debate, Scotland

Medical News Today (press release) - ‎May 11, 2009‎
With the announcement, that Ms. Margo MacDonald MSP has obtained a sufficient number of backers for a debate on assisted dying in the Scottish Parliament, ...

Early death

Scotsman - ‎May 10, 2009‎
DR C Phillips (Letters, 7 May) criticises Revd Ian Galloway for talking of "assisted suicide" rather than "assisted dying". In doing so, he draws attention ...

"Dr Death" is in town

Gloucester Citizen - ‎May 9, 2009‎
Called Dr Death after a successful battle for assisted dying in his native Northern Territory, he said the tag does not worry him unduly. ...

Horror at method

Scotsman - ‎May 7, 2009‎
In the Bill on Assisted Dying I'll introduce later this year, one of my objectives will be to try to allow certain categories of people to obtain help to ...

Charity hits high note with bumper donation

East Lothian Courier - ‎May 7, 2009‎
controversial 'assisted dying' Bill debated in the Scottish Parliament. Under her proposals, people for whom life had become “intolerable” through a ...

We must keep the taboo against suicide

guardian.co.uk - ‎May 6, 2009‎
Maybe a taboo against assisted dying is necessary, so that families do their utmost to care for their suffering members, so that the weakest bodies are ...

In My View - Assisted dying debate needs nurse input

Healthcare Republic - ‎May 5, 2009‎
Independent Nurse's recent survey (20 April) found that almost two thirds of nurses (64 per cent) are in favour of legalising assisted dying for the ...

Civilised death

Scotsman - ‎May 4, 2009‎
... al profession with genuine ethical objections, and whether facilities for assisted dying should be provided in state or local– authority facilities. ...

Fear the elderly and ill would be left exposed by euthanasia law

The Herald - ‎May 3, 2009‎
We are assured by those in favour of assisted dying that safeguards will be built into the legislation and wrongdoers will be punished. ...

Sanders believes euthanasia debate 'very necessary'

South Devon Herald Express - ‎Apr 30, 2009‎
He is one of 100 MPs who called for a debate on assisted dying amid concerns about the choices which some terminally ill adults are being forced to make due ...

Scotland Parliament Will Soon Debate MacDonald's Bill to Legalize ...

LifeNews.com - ‎Apr 30, 2009‎
The council said assisted dying was unnecessary because physical suffering can be adequately alleviated in all but the most rare cases. ...

Finger on the Pulse: who can know the pain of wanting to die?

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Apr 26, 2009‎
It is for people like Mrs Turnball that Independent MSP Margot MacDonald is hoping to introduce an Assisted Dying Bill in the Scottish Parliament later this ...

Woman Blames Book For Son's Suicide

KCTV5 News - ‎Apr 25, 2009‎
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- A book called "Final Exit" is being blamed for deaths in the metro area and across the country. Suzanne Torregrossa said she found the ...

Mouthpiece: Assisted dying isn't only way terminally ill can ...

Scotsman - ‎Apr 25, 2009‎
By Calum MacKellar WITH respect to Margo MacDonald's proposal to legalise assisted dying, it is interesting to note that the typical person who wants ...
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