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Welcome. This is the website of Doctors for Assisted Suicide (DAS), a group of Scottish doctors who support the Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill being considered by the Scottish Parliament. We would welcome contact from nurses and other allied health professionals who wish to form their own groups.

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DAS welcomes the progress in palliative care that has been made across Scotland to manage end-of-life symptoms. We support measures to increase the availability of such services.

However, we recognise that a small number of patients do not obtain adequate relief for their distress. We support controlled, well-regulated assisted suicide for this group to allow them to choose to end their lives peacefully.

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About the Bill

The Bill will allow people with terminal or life-shortening illnesses to obtain assistance in committing suicide.

Campaign news

Assisted Suicide legislation could increase quality of Palliative Care, say Doctors The proposed Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill currently being considered by the Scottish Parliament could lead to an increase in the provision and quality of Palliative Care, according to an expert group of Doctors.

Charles Warlow: The Assisted Suicide Bill must be passed to help alleviate suffering

Doctors Group formed to support Assisted Suicide in Scotland

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