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.
MSPs in the Scottish Parliament yesterday (27 May 2015) debated and rejected the Assisted Suicide Bill for Scotland by 82 votes to 36. Shame. The Bill would have offered people with terminal illness control at the end – the ability to get the help of a doctor to end their life.
The date for the first Assisted Suicide vote in the Scotland has been set for 27 May. This has been announced in the middle of Dying Matters Awareness Week. This is an historic event and we hope you will engage in this incredibly important decision by sharing your views with your MSP. This message has […]
The Assisted Suicide Bill in Scotland is going through its motions. MSPs will have a free vote in May. Many of us will live longer – but it may be quantity rather than quality we get. If you want to be in control, be informed and let your MSP know your views. It could matter to you more than you think.
The Scottish Parliament has carried out a public consultation to invite broad views on the subject of Assisted Dying. These are now in. They have published a report that pulls together the outcomes.
At the moment, the only route to a chosen death for people in the UK is to fly to Switzerland. Dignitas in Zurich is the clinic many recognise by name.
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.