Noel Conway had asked UK’s highest court to hear challenge to ban on assisted dying
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MONTH STARTING Thursday 1 November 2018
The state government has committed to introducing a bill to introduce voluntary assisted dying legislation next year. Keep Reading
Kapiti-Horowhenua End of Life Choice Society campaigned in the Levin Mall Keep Reading
The ACT party MP's bill is currently in select committee stage. Keep Reading
The Queensland community's views on supporting the legalisation of euthanasia and safeguards to protect vulnerable people will be canvassed. Keep Reading
After four months and more than 2000 oral submissions, the largest-ever parliamentary hearing has come to a close. Keep Reading
Voluntary assisted dying may soon be possible in Western Australia after the State Government announced plans to introduce a bill in Parliament next year. Keep Reading
Voluntary euthanasia bill set to be introduced to WA Parliament in bid to legalise assisted dying - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
The WA Government says it plans to introduce legislation later next year to legalise voluntary assisted dying for the terminally ill, one year after Victoria became the first Australian state to vote in favour of it. Keep Reading
Audrey Parker was given a lethal injection and “died peacefully” in her Halifax apartment, surrounded by close friends and family, friends said in a news release late Thursday afternoon. Keep Reading
New research from the University of Otago shows a majority support some form of euthanasia or assisted dying in New Zealand - and those attitudes have remained relatively constant for the past 20 years. A group of researchers from the school of medicine at Otago have examined existing studies from the last 2 decades which asked people what they thought of euthanasia. Lead author, Jessica Young joins Kathryn to talk through the findings. Keep Reading
Most New Zealanders support some form of euthanasia or assisted dying, a review of 20 years’ research into Kiwis’ attitudes to euthanasia by... Keep Reading
An Edmonton woman says her terminally ill best friend, who had ALS and was effectively paralyzed, had to sign his assisted-dying request form in a bus shelter because Covenant Health would not allow him to do so in its facility. Keep Reading
Meeting with Alberta health minister disappoints family of assisted-dying patient Doreen Nowicki | CBC News
The family of a terminally ill woman forced by a Covenant Health religious policy to have her assisted-dying assessment on an Edmonton sidewalk met with Alberta health minister. Keep Reading
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