Choosing a dignified death

Amanda Ward, Chief Executive of Friends at the End, sets out her thoughts on end of life choices and a dignified death.

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This is not about people ‘killing themselves’ but about giving people who are dying a choice about how they will die thetimes.co.uk/article/msps-p…

About 2 weeks ago from Friends at the End's Twitter

Who are we?

Friends at the End believe that medically assisted dying should be available to all mentally competent adults with either a terminal illness or an incurable condition, causing hopeless and unbearable suffering with no reasonable alternative to relieve it, provided this is their own persistent request.

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Friends at the End is a UK membership organisation promoting knowledge and understanding of end of life choices and campaigning to change the law to allow Assisted Dying in Scotland and across the UK.

What can you do to help?

There are a number of things you can do to help us to promote awareness of individual’s rights to a good death within the current legal framework and to help us extend the options available through campaigning for the legalisation of Assisted Dying, these include:

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, 27 April 2019 from 14:00 to 16:00 (BST) London, UK We look forward to seeing you on 27 Apr... Read more

The End of Life Choices event will take place on Monday 29 April at 7-9.30pm in the Centre for Conte... Read more

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