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Assisted suicide: The Meacher Bill is Not Assisted Dying but Euthanasia

Assisted suicide: The Meacher Bill is Not Assisted Dying but Euthanasia! Dr. Tony Cole and Dr. John Duddington Once again euthanasia is on the Parliamentary agenda with the introduction into…

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Press release from the Medical Ethics Alliance following Tuesday 14th September’s Annual Representative Meeting of the BMA

Assisted Dying. Doctors cannot be “neutral”, about killing the sick. The majority was only 49 votes for, and 48 against. Hardly a convincing margin. The last time the policy was…

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The MEA response to the Leadership Alliance for the Care of Dying People

September , 2013 THE MEDICAL ETHICS ALLIANCE, would like to offer the following statement as a response to the Leadership Alliance for the Care of Dying People. C CONSIDER the…

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Care of dying children and adults. Ethics, principles and issues for law reform

For an article settling out the challenges of recent high  profile cases involving children, along with an analysis of what  is wrong with  the law, look here.

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Futile treatment- Futile lives?

A joint meeting between the Medical Ethics Alliance and the Catholic Medical Association was held in Birmingham on 20th October 2018 at Newman House. It was well attended by members…

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An appeal to the British Medical Association: medical mediation in an attempt to resolve conflicts between parents and clinicians over the management of very sick or incurable children.

This appeal was made to the British Medical Association in June 2018 An urgent appeal is to be made to the British Medical Association Annual Representative Meeting to consider a motion…

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Charter to protect the rights of terminally ill children

Bambino Gesu Hospital Charter to Protect the Rights of Terminally Ill Children The Medical  Ethics Alliance commends the Bambino  Gesu  Hospital  (the Vatican’s children’s hospital) for it’s  charter to protect the…

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Alfie Evans RIP

From the Medical Ethics Alliance At the time of his death we offered our deepest condolences and assurance of our prayers to the parents of Alfie Evans who died early in the morning…

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Alfie Evans press release 24th April 2018

This press release was made on the 24th  April  after Alfie had been removed from  the ventilator and before his final  appeal  to  be allowed to  travel  to  Rome was…