Assisted Dying:Who Makes the Final Decision?
With a foreword by Sir Terry Pratchett, OBE, and endorsements from Sir Patrick Stewart, OBE, Professor Heinz Wolff and Reverend Canon Rosie Harper, this book provides a comprehensive view of assisted dying. With a thoughtful mix of expert opinion and case studies of people who have suffered, Assisted Dying: Who Makes the Final Decision? offers the reader a chance to examine why the present law needs to be changed.

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  • Foreword by Sir Terry Pratchett, OBE

  • 1. A Death at Dignitas: John Close 'More like a thing than a human being'

  • 2. A History of Assisted Dying in the UK by Jo Cartwright

  • 3. Three Suicides, Three Reasons to Die: Liz Smith's parents 'We just sat there,
        waiting for this great moment' 

        Neil Love 'Time to go while it's my choice'

  • 4. A Faith View of Assisted Dying by Reverend John Cartwright

  • 5. Aiding and Abetting Suicide: Nigel Goodman 'I am suffering and I want to die'

  • 6. Assisted Dying Around the World Today by Davina Hehir and Philip Satherley

  • 7. Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking: Efstratia Tuson 'Talk to the
        captain; they can just drop me overboard'

  • 8. A Nurse's Perspective on End-of-Life Care by Andrew Heenan

  • 9. Good Care But a Bad Death: Colin Marriage 'Another week? I can't do
        another week!'

  • 10. The Future for Assisted Dying in England and Wales by Sir Graeme Catto

  • 11. A Recent Death at Dignitas: Ron Clinch 'Want to share this one, Brian?'

  • 12. The Right to an Assisted Death by Professor Ray Tallis

  • Notes
  • About the contributors
  • Useful Addresses
  • Index

Dignity in Dying
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