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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

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

Madeleine Teahan meets Baroness Hollins, the insightful psychiatrist, opponent of assisted suicide and mother of Abigail Witchalls

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