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#Terminal illness

# terminal-illness - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Patients with missed cancer diagnoses may not be told by their doctors

The case of Vicky Phelan, a terminally ill woman who yesterday came to a €2.5 million settlement with the HSE, has caused shockwaves.

# terminal-illness - Friday 7 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Hospital grants dying woman's final wish to say goodbye to beloved horse Last Wish

# terminal-illness - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Opinion: Brittany Maynard deserves our compassion – and her bravery deserves our attention

As a compassionate society, must have the courage to face up to the question of terminal illness and euthanasia.

# terminal-illness - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Opinion: A loved one’s death is devastating, but you must allow yourself to rebuild your life

After losing my husband, I promised myself I would be open to new things and accept my new life.

# terminal-illness - Monday 9 June, 2014

'If only I could still dress myself': Hard hitting Motor Neurone Disease campaign launched

In the new adverts, Jan and Paul share their stories about their terminal disease in a hope to increase support for those living with this degenerative condition.

# terminal-illness - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Column: There isn't a 'right' way to die. Journalists should recognise that.

Lisa Bonchek Adams was diagnosed with breast cancer seven years ago, and has since publicly chronicled her experiences online. Journalists asking whether this is ‘too public’ are asking the wrong questions, writes Marie Ennis-O’Connor.

# terminal-illness - Monday 29 April, 2013

Column: Assisted suicide not permitted, but we still must find a humane path for these people

Today, seven judges from the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal by Marie Fleming, who had sought to be allowed an assisted suicide without the risk of prosecution for anyone who helped her, but where to next with this contentious debate, asks Dr Eimear Spain.

# terminal-illness - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Poll: Do you support assisted suicide? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support assisted suicide?

A case currently being heard before the High Court is asking whether Irish people have the constitutional right to an assisted suicide. What do you think?

# terminal-illness - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Mobile euthanasia service launched in Netherlands

The units will travel the country offering eligible patients the chance to end their lives in their own homes.

# terminal-illness - Thursday 5 January, 2012

A "strong case" for offering assisted death to terminally ill, says UK report

An independent panel funded by the author Terry Pratchett criticised the current legal status of assisted suicide as “inadequate and incoherent”.

# terminal-illness - Sunday 15 May, 2011

Zurich to vote on 'suicide tourism' laws

Voters in Zurich are going to the polls to vote on the issue of assisted suicide – with many residents uncomfortable with so-called ‘suicide tourism’ resulting from other countries outlawing the practice.