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No assisted suicide for healthy people The Swiss Medical Association (FMH) has agreed on  revised guidelines for the “Management of Dying and Death” proposed by the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS). The guidelines will be part of the code doctors have to adhere to in the future and are as follows: The physician must […]

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ALZHEIMER’S  — Ways to cope The hot-button issue of end of life choices available to a person with Alzheimer’s Disease or other form of dementia is coming up again in  March with the publication of a new book and it’s preview in ‘People’ magazine. If you would like to brief yourself on the various relevant […]

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A doctor who helped a mentally ill woman take her life has once more been cleared of intentional homicide. (This content was first published on May 7, 2021 –by Swissinfo/ch) A Swiss appeals court in canton Basel rejected attempts by prosecutors to overturn a 2019 verdict that had cleared the doctor of murder. The court […]

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Liberty and Death A manifesto concerning an individual’s right to choose to die In a spirit of compassion for all, this manifesto proclaims that every competent adult has the incontestable right to humankind’s ultimate civil and personal liberty –- the right to die in a manner and at a time of their own choosing. Whereas […]

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The annual conference and general membership meeting of the highly respected Swiss-German EXIT organisation (50,000 members, who all must be residents of Switzerland) at this years meeting in Zürich 26 April 2008, adopted with overwhelming majority a resolution which requires the organisation at its 2009 meeting, to take a vote on whether their statutes shall […]

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