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Comment on the Liverpool Care Pathway (2012)
A comment on the Liverpool Care Pathway by Professor David Albert Jones. A pdf is available here.
Eight Reasons Not to Legalize Physician Assisted Suicide (2015)
David Albert Jones argues that legalizing physician assisted suicide would not address the needs of the dying but would threaten people with disabilities and those who are suicidal. It would undermine key principles of law, medical ethics and palliative care and would not be controllable. A pdf is available here.
Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Lessons from Belgium - Conference Report (2014)
This conference report was produced by Pauline Gately MA and Prof. David Albert Jones.
Human Dignity, Autonomy and Mentally Incapacitated Persons (1998)
A response to Who Decides? submitted by the Linacre Centre for Healthcare Ethics at the request of the Roman Catholic Bishops of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.
Letter on the Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill (2013)
A letter on the Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill, with 12 signatories. 1st July 2013. A pdf of the letter is available here.
Notes on The Winterton Bill (2000)
Luke Gormally comments on a Bill which aims to prohibit " the withdrawal or withholding of medical treatment, or the withdrawal or withholding of sustenance, with the intention of causing the death of a patient". A pdf is available here.
Response to "Withdrawing and Withholding Treatment" (1998)
The Linacre Centre's response to a consultation paper from the BMA's Medical Ethics Committee. A pdf of this report is available here.
Response to Human Bodies, Human Choices (2002)
A response by the Linacre Centre to a Government consultation.
Response to Making Decisions (2002)
A response to draft leaflets published by the Lord Chancellor's Department on decision-making by and on behalf of mentally disabled persons.