Category Archives: Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide

Making connections – EAPC President visits the European Parliament

Professor Philip Larkin, President of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC), highlights some European Parliament initiatives that may offer opportunities for the EAPC to be seen as an authority on the delivery and practice of palliative care. Once in … Continue reading

Posted in EAPC ACTIVITIES, EAPC Board Members, EAPC White Papers, Guidelines & Recommendations, Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Palliative care: A special form of disinterested charity

A POST TO CELEBRATE WORLD DAY OF THE SICK – SATURDAY, 11 FEBRUARY 2017 Ahead of tomorrow’s World Day of the Sick, Dr Katherine Pettus, Advocacy and Human Rights Officer, International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC), explains the background to … Continue reading

Posted in ADVOCACY & POLICY, Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Convenient Death of King George V

Associate Professor A D (Sandy) Macleod is a psychiatrist and palliative medicine physician. Jane Vella-Brincat is a clinical pharmacist. They have been working in the palliative care services in Christchurch, New Zealand, for many years. Here, they explain the background … Continue reading

Posted in EAPC-LINKED JOURNALS, European Journal of Palliative Care, Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide | Tagged | Leave a comment

Euthanasia and assisted suicide – the struggle continues

Today, we publish the final post in our special series to mark the publication of the EAPC’s latest white paper on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide Lukas Radbruch (Germany), Carlo Leget (The Netherlands), Patrick Bahr (Germany) and Paul Vanden Berghe (Belgium, … Continue reading

Posted in EAPC White Papers, Guidelines & Recommendations, EAPC-LINKED JOURNALS, Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide | Tagged | Leave a comment

Euthanasia – legal regulations and practices

Here’s the third post in our special series to mark the publication of the EAPC’s latest white paper on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. Lukas Radbruch (Germany), Carlo Leget (The Netherlands), Patrick Bahr (Germany) and Paul Vanden Berghe (Belgium, who are … Continue reading

Posted in EAPC ACTIVITIES, EAPC White Papers, Guidelines & Recommendations, Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide | Tagged | Leave a comment

Assisted suicide – legal regulations and practices

Here’s the second post in our special series to mark the publication of the EAPC’s latest white paper on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide Lukas Radbruch (Germany), Carlo Leget (The Netherlands), Patrick Bahr (Germany) and Paul Vanden Berghe (Belgium), who are all … Continue reading

Posted in EAPC ACTIVITIES, EAPC White Papers, Guidelines & Recommendations, Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide | Tagged | Leave a comment

How do we feel about physician-assisted suicide?  

To mark the publication of the EAPC’s latest white paper on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide, we are publishing a special series of posts on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. Lukas Radbruch (Germany), Carlo Leget (The Netherlands), Patrick Bahr (Germany) and Paul … Continue reading

Posted in EAPC ACTIVITIES, EAPC Board Members, EAPC White Papers, Guidelines & Recommendations, Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide | Tagged , | Leave a comment