However, the AMA's Position Statement, which was updated in 2016, recognises that there are divergent views within the medical profession and the broader community in relation to Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide
So the question is, why are we so quick to allow assisted suicide
for some people, while we fight so valiantly to prevent it for others?
Patients with low health insurance were denied cancer treatment and instead offered assisted suicide
Oregon's death rate from legal assisted suicide
is the equivalent of more than 1,000 cases a year in England and Wales.
None of the gruesome consequences predicted when Oregonians approved their assisted suicide
law have come to pass.
I WRITE regarding the Law Lords' momentous decision to demand clarification in respect of an aspect of the law on assisted suicides
The Populus survey for a national newspaper found three-quarters (74%) of people wanted the medical profession to be able to supervise assisted suicides
Dr Simon Nightingale, a consultant neurologist at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals, and a member of the Shropshire Humanist Group, will also speak about assisted suicide
Patricia Hewitt has tabled a Commons amendment to the Government's Coroners and Justice Bill to protect those who help terminally-ill relatives and friends travel abroad for an assisted suicide
Now, a recent decision by the Swiss Federal Supreme Court threatens to undermine yet another longstanding taboo in the debate over assisted suicide
The disability activist group Not Dead Yet, which opposes euthanasia and assisted suicide
, expressed disappointment over the parole announcement and predicted that after being released, Kevorkian "will show near-miraculous 'recovery' from his alleged grave medical problems.
The key factor motivating the terminally ill to seek assisted suicide
under Oregon's Death with Dignity Act--a sense of control--should prompt a rethinking of end-of-life care, Dr.