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Bishop Fisher: 'Age must not be a criterion of health care distribution' (Photo: PA)

In a lecture Bishop Anthony Fisher says cost-cutting may lead to a compromise on basic moral principles

Addenbrooke's hospital in Cambridge has faced legal action over the use of 'do not resuscitate' orders (Photo: PA)
Baroness Hollins: 'Lord Falconer’s Bill does not try to address even the most obvious safeguarding questions'

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

Lord Falconer is proposing a draft bill to legalise assisted suicide (PA photo)

We need one lobby group to fight for the unborn child and another to oppose assisted suicide

The news reporter John Simpson says he has 'a couple of pills handy' (PA photo)

If you don’t believe in eternal life it’s hard to find meaning in the indignities of old age

Claim that thousands of patients are being killed appears sensational

Assisted suicide guidelines

The BAFTA for Terry Pratchett’s documentary is just the latest example of the Beeb’s stance

Suffering has a worth and purpose in the Christian faith