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DWD NSW Australia: poll shows majority of doctors support assisted dying bill
Jun 27, 2017

Most NSW doctors and nurses support the Voluntary Assisted dying bill headed for Parliament, according to a survey carried out by a market research company commissioned by Dying with Dignity NSW.

Newsletter from South Australia VES analyses religious opposition
Jun 26, 2017

 South Australia VES published its June 2017 End of Life Choice Newsletter. Main subject relates to Analysing religious opposition to assisted dying.  Read it here.

Newsletter from Final Options Illinois published
Jun 26, 2017

Final Options Illinois published its June 2017 Newsletter. Read it here.

In memoriam: Right-to-die campaigner Lord Joffe
Jun 22, 2017

Lord Joel Goodman Joffe (1932) was a right-to-die campaigner who persistently fought in the London House of Lords to have a right-to-die law passed. He died the 18th of June, 2017.

 

EXIT considers assisted dying for people who are tired of life
Jun 22, 2017

EXIT-Deutsche Schweiz has commissioned a working group to look into the possibility of assisting elderly people who are in good health, but with a death-wish, to die. This was decided at their annual general meeting in Zurich.

 

Family fears exhumation of right-to-campaigner Marie Fleming
Jun 15, 2017

The remains of right-to-die campaigner Marie Fleming could be exhumed as part of a probe into her death, her family fears.

Newsletter from Go Gentle Australia published
Jun 9, 2017

Go Gentle Australia published its June 2017 Newsletter. Read it here.

Humanists UK and Bindmans LLP organises seminar in relation to UK case of Omid T
Jun 9, 2017

Humanists UK and Bindmans LLP organises seminar in relation to UK case of Omid T: Assisted Dying - Legal and ethical issues arisingin the case of Omid T. onThursday, June 29, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM BST at Bindmans LLP,  236 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB, UK. Information can be found here.

NZ Voluntary euthanasia to be debated after Seymour bill drawn from ballot
Jun 9, 2017

Voluntary euthanasia to be debated after Seymour bill drawn from ballot. Act Party leader David Seymour says he believes he has the numbers to at least get his voluntary euthanasia bill past the first hurdle. Speaking after his private member's bill was pulled from the ballot today, Seymour said 40 MPs had indicated they would support it, while 27 said

Publication in Journal of NZ Medical Association on doctors' and nurses' views on AD
Jun 6, 2017

The Journal of the New Zealand Medical Association (Vol 130 No 1456: 2 June 2017) published a report from a study (Pam Oliver and Phillipa Malpas) which explored the views of doctors and nurses as to support for or opposition to legalising AD, including reasons for those views. The main conclusion

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