20 years of debate on, the British Medical Association is discussing the results of an 18 month long survey into doctors’ views of Assisted Dying. And to help shine a light on the topic, BBC Radio 4’s Moral Maze broadcast an debate on Assisted Dying this month.
The Assisted Dying Bill, had its first day of Committee in the House of Lords on 7 November 2014. A great breakthrough was achieved – for the first time the debate was about HOW, not IF, the law should change.
This week I’m making an urgent request to pick up a pen and urge members of the House of Lords to support The Assisted Dying Bill on 7 November.
The Bill would give us the right to choose to end our life if we felt its quality was so diminished that death would be preferable and two doctors agreed we were of sound mind and able to make an informed choice for ourselves.
Find out progress on the Assisted Dying Bill in an update from Sarah Wootton Chief Executive, Dignity in Dying.
Final Fling doesn’t sit on the fence around death and dying. We’re on the side of choice. So we love the work Dignity in Dying is doing.
Final Fling wants you to have a ‘good death’, be in control of your choices and decision-making. There are a number of organisations now dedicated to achieving a better end for us all. Final Fling is just one of them. There are government-funded groups, campaigning bodies and professional bodies. ‘End of life’ and ‘later life’ […]