Suicide must not become a routine part of healthcare.
A bill to legalise doctor-assisted suicide in Scotland is to be brought before Holyrood.
We’ve been here before, of course. Assisted suicide – or, as it is euphemistically termed, ‘assisted dying’ – has already been comprehensively rejected both by Holyrood and Westminster several times. And for good reason – the evidence, whether from other jurisdictions, those working with patients at the end of life, or disabled groups, always indicates that a change in the law would be dangerous.