Were I to develop motor neurone disease, or some comparably progressive, incurable, and terminal condition, I would wish to be informed of the diagnosis, perhaps to have the opportunity of […]
Tag: assisted dying
Douglas Noble on Euthanasia
The current issue of the BMJ includes four letters venting an angry response to an opinion piece on euthanasia on 22nd December 2010. The rapid responses reveal even greater depth of […]
William Lee: A question of proportionality?
On Wednesday 25th February Baroness Warnock spoke at the Maudsley Philosophy Group. Her topic was, ‘Assisted Dying: Should the law be changed?’. The Maudsley is a psychiatric hospital in south […]
Peter Lapsley on the assisted dying debate
What interests the public and what is in the public interest can be two rather different things but can come together to argue strongly for change. Such is the case […]