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Exit welcomes CPP clarifications

A statement issued last week by the new Director of Public Prosecutions, Alison Saunders, clarifies the Guidance of the Crown Prosecution Service (England & Wales), and eases some of the fears of doctors and others in the medical profession over … Continue reading

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Suicide methods – the good, the bad, the downright weird

When we use the term “self-deliverance” or “rational suicide” we indicate suicide as a response to unbearable, unrelievable suffering (in contrast to regrettable suicides due to a temporary emotional or psychological disturbance). Yet the history of self-deliverance shows people do … Continue reading

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Murder not mercy – and a drugs myth

Edinburgh’s in the news with the story of a man who claims he had a suicide pact with his wheelchair-bound wife. He smothered her with a pillow. John Miller told neighbours that he and his wife, Phyllis, who had multiple … Continue reading

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