The senate voted 50-17 in favour of the legislation
Professor Hans Kung has written he is ‘considering suicide.’ If he goes through with it, it would be a final step in a life full of small steps away from the Church
The growing acceptance of euthanasia represents the triumph of atheism over European society
Jeremy Hunt orders an inquiry into the Liverpool Care Pathway, and says patients and relatives must be consulted. But will the doctors pay any attention?
There is too much evidence that the LCP is being used by some doctors as euthanasia by the back door, and that they are wilfully failing to consult: the Health Secretary will be ignored
It was a significant contrast to the sad, hasty and solitary deaths so many people are subjected to, not least on the Liverpool Care Pathway
In a lecture Bishop Anthony Fisher says cost-cutting may lead to a compromise on basic moral principles
The number of ‘do not resuscitate’ (DNR) notices being imposed without consultation is now a national scandal. What will the BMA do about it?
It’s time for a few doctors to be prosecuted or struck off
Madeleine Teahan meets Baroness Hollins, the insightful psychiatrist, opponent of assisted suicide and mother of Abigail Witchalls
A BMJ editorial is now saying that our law should pay less attention to the sanctity of human life, and that lives not worth living should be ended: what’s going on?
It’s also saying that brain-damaged and demented people just cost too much: what’s happened to medical ethics?
A professor has suggested in the BMJ that hydrating and feeding dementia patients ‘skews’ resources