Doctors who look after the terminally ill are most against changing the law to allow assisted dying 

Doctors who look after the terminally ill are most against changing the law to allow assisted dying Student medics are among those most in favour of assisted dying legislation Survey shows doctors who care for terminally ill are most opposed to law change Speculation grows that the BMA may soon drop its opposition to assisted … Read more Doctors who look after the terminally ill are most against changing the law to allow assisted dying 

Doctors who look after the terminally ill are most against changing the law to allow assisted dying 

Doctors who look after the terminally ill are most against changing the law to allow assisted dying Student medics are among those most in favour of assisted dying legislation Survey shows doctors who care for terminally ill are most opposed to law change Speculation grows that the BMA may soon drop its opposition to assisted … Read more Doctors who look after the terminally ill are most against changing the law to allow assisted dying 

More than one in five COVID-19 patients at assisted living facilities die of the virus

Contracting the novel coronavirus in an assisted living facility may raise the risk of death, a new report finds. At least 21 percent of patients who fell ill with COVID-19 died of the virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed on Thursday. What’s more, at least 22 percent of all assisted living … Read more More than one in five COVID-19 patients at assisted living facilities die of the virus

Matt Hancock says travel abroad for assisted dying still allowed during lockdown

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says people can still travel abroad for assisted dying during the coronavirus lockdown as MPs call for the law to be changed in the UK MPs today raised concerns about impact of coronavirus rules on assisted dying Assisted dying is outlawed in the UK but it is legal for people to … Read more Matt Hancock says travel abroad for assisted dying still allowed during lockdown

Cancer-stricken Public Health England official slams ban on assisted dying

Cancer-stricken Public Health England official with two years to live slams ban on assisted dying as ‘inhumane’ and reveals he would like the option of an ‘extra vial of morphine’ in his final days Professor Paul Cosford is the emeritus medical director of Public Health England The 57-year-old, who was incurable lung cancer, has only … Read more Cancer-stricken Public Health England official slams ban on assisted dying

UK travel restrictions on Switzerland make planning assisted suicides ‘impossible’, say campaigners

Travel restrictions imposed on UK travellers returning from Switzerland could make planning assisted deaths ‘almost impossible’ for terminally-ill patients and force loved ones to grieve in isolation, campaigners said. Travellers arriving in England from Switzerland after 4am on Saturday will have to self-isolate for 14 days, a rule which was also enforced in Scotland last … Read more UK travel restrictions on Switzerland make planning assisted suicides ‘impossible’, say campaigners