Debbie Purdy

Type: Person
Name: Debbie Purdy
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 23 mins ago - 1 reports

Britons make up nearly a quarter of suicide cases at Dignitas

One Briton a fortnight is choosing suicide at Dignitas, new figures show, as campaigners say it is unethical to force terminally ill people to die abroad Terminally ill Britons now make up a nearly one quarter of users of suicide clinics like Dignitas ... [Published Telegraph - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Sign here to die in six days: How the new law would work

| Updated: 17:40 EST, 17 July 2014Under the terms of the Assisted Dying Bill, a terminally-ill person could — with the agreement of two doctors — end their life in a process lasting as little as six days.Home Affairs Editor JAMES SLACK looks at how it ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 17 2014]
Entities: Euthanasia, Suicide, NHS
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Guardian view on assisted dying: safeguard life | Editorial

Lord Falconer's bill sounds modest but it will redraw the moral landscape Tony Nicklinson and his wife Jane, who sought a change in the law on assisted dying, in 2010 Photograph: Rex FeaturesThe law against killing someone is absolute. The law that ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Euthanasia Advocates in the U.K.-slide5

Multiple Sclerosis patient Debbie Purdy (pictured with her husband) and activist Sir Terry Pratchett have been promenent campaigners for legalizing euthanasia, or assisted suicide, in the United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/)Multiple Sclerosis patient ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Bradford right-to-die campaigner speaks about 'limitations' of assisted dying bill

Right-to-die campaigner Debbie PurdyMULTIPLE sclerosis sufferer and right-to-die campaigner Debbie Purdy has spoken out about the limitations of the assisted dying bill which is due to be debated in Parliament later this week.Miss Purdy, of Undercliffe, ... [Published Telegraph and Argus - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Obituary: Purdy, Gloria Ann "Jo" - Sun, 13 Jul 2014 PST

(Full-size photo)PURDY, Gloria Ann “Jo” (Age 79) Purdy, Gloria Jo, September 30, 1934 - July 1, 2014. Jo passed peacefully at her home. She is survived by her husband, Harold Purdy Jr; children, Steven (Carolyn) LaDuke, Arnold (Karen) ... [Published Spokesman-Review.com - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Assisted dying: change the law so that the terminally ill die with dignity | Observer editorial

If the assisted dying bill becomes law, it will put an end to prolonged suffering Debbie Purdy in 2009 when she won her battle to clarify the law on assisted suicide. Photograph: Oli Scarff/"Dying is a part of life," writes Archbishop Desmond Tutu in ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 12 2014]

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Britons make up nearly a quarter of suicide cas... [Published Telegraph - 9 hours ago]
Sign here to die in six days: How the new law w... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 17 2014]
The right to die divide: Two deeply moving voic... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 17 2014]
The Guardian view on assisted dying: safeguard ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 17 2014]
Euthanasia Advocates in the U.K.-slide5 [Published Examiner.com - Jul 16 2014]
Bradford right-to-die campaigner speaks about '... [Published Telegraph and Argus - Jul 14 2014]
Obituary: Purdy, Gloria Ann "Jo" - Sun, 13 Jul ... [Published Spokesman-Review.com - Jul 13 2014]
Assisted dying: change the law so that the term... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 12 2014]
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