Euthanasia and assisted suicide

Dutch euthanasia study finds many “patients” have mental health problems

These findings are similar to those from a Belgian study which we blogged about just last week. This should be a huge alarm bell for those seeking to introduce assisted suicide in the UK, because it shows how easily medically-endorsed killing can become routine and perhaps even “expected” of some members of society. A quarter of all… Read more »

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Assisted suicide and the Crown Prosecution Service: do we have a problem?

On 26th April this year, the Sunday Times (£) reported on an important court case: a disability campaigner, Nikki Kenward, was seeking (and has now been granted) a judicial review of the Crown Prosecution Service’s (CPS) recently revised guidelines for prosecutors in cases of assisted suicide. Previously, the guidelines stated that if someone accused of assisting… Read more »

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