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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Extreme morning sickness: Expecting women to put up with it or have an abortion is not good

A joint report by BPAS and Pregnancy Sickness Support called “I could not survive another day”, found that women with extreme nausea and vomiting are not receiving the support they need. Life spokeswoman Anne Scanlan said: “This is a sad indictment of the lack of support some pregnant women receive. With proper care and advice,… Read more »

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Welcome to our new CEO

The Trustees are delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen Sharpe as our new CEO. Stephen has over 20 years’ wide experience of charity work (including supported housing), business management, marketing and fundraising, is a member of the Institute of Directors and has worked as founder and director/CEO of several charities and Community Interest Companies…. Read more »

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