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UK Royal College of Physicians (RCP) dropped opposition to assisted dying
Mar 21, 2019

On March 21, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) dropped its longstanding opposition to assisted dying. Now it has taken a neutral stance on this topic. With this stance, the organisation now represents its members' views. More than a month ago, a poll of the British campaign group Dignity in Dying, showed that most British GPs think that

Baroness Warnock, campaigner for assisted dying, passed away
Mar 21, 2019
Baroness Warnock (Mary) died on March 20, 2019, at the age of 94. Warnock was philosopher and politician and passionate advocate for assisted dying. The Times of London placed an obituary for her.

After the death of her husband in 1995, she admitted that he had been helped to die. He was suffering from a rare lung disease, and a GP gave him a peaceful and dignified death by increasing his morphine dose, ending his life two weeks before he would have died.
Danish physician Svend Lings sentenced to prison for assisted suicide
Mar 18, 2019

Already in January of this year, the former Chief Physician at Odense University Hospital, Svend Lings, has been sentenced to 60 days conditionally in prison for having participated in assisted dying. This sentence was given by the Eastern High Court, in reaction to the appeal of Lings against the judgment of the district court to give him 40 days conditional imprisonment.

Dutch documentary about a Dignified Death in a situation of mental suffering
Mar 16, 2019

During the Socially Relevant Film Festival New York (15 - 21 March 2019), A DIGNIFIED DEATH (a film by Jesse van Venrooij, Netherlands) will have its North American Premiere. The screening will take place on 20 March, 9 PM at the Cinema Village, 22 East 12th street New York, 10003. Tickets via the schedule of the Festival, by clicking her.   Both cineast and doctor that applied

Hemlock San Diego published its March 2019 Newsletter
Mar 16, 2019

This week, the Hemlock society of San Diego published its March 2019 newsletter.

In Maryland an End-of-Life Option Act passed the House of Delegates
Mar 7, 2019
On March 7, The Maryland House of Delegates passed a death with dignity bill.
Lawmakers voted 74–66 in favor of the End-of-Life Option Act.
 
The bill has now moved to the Maryland Senate where it, as Senate Bill 311, awaites a new voting.
 
Dying with Dignity New South Wales published its autumn 2019 newsletter
Mar 6, 2019

Dying with Dignity New South Wales sees 2019 as the most important year in their history. Read more about it in their autumn 2019 newsletter.

 

 

Go Gentle Australia published its autumn 2019 newsletter
Mar 6, 2019

Go Gentle Australia published its autumn 2019 newsletter
Read it if you want to know what big developments will be faced in all the parts of Australia this coming year. 

 

DMD Colombia published its Newsletter nr 67
Mar 4, 2019

DMD Colombia publishes its Newsletter nr 67 (Spanish only). 

ADMD Belgium published its Newsbulletin nr 150
Mar 2, 2019

ADMD Belgium published its Newsbulletin nr 150, 4th quarter 2018. (French only)

 

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