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Sadie - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
November 2, 2020 at 4:28 PM

Don't miss our parliamentary meeting tomorrow

Dignity in Dying   Good afternoon    It’s been a huge news week for assisted dying campaigners in the UK and around the world.    New Zealand voting to legalise assisted dying led to a flurry of brilliant news coverage ahead of our All-Party Parliamentary Group meeting, giving MPs eve…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
November 1, 2020 at 1:15 PM

Powerful story in today's Sunday Times

Dignity in Dying   Hi   Sorry to disturb your Sunday, but I wanted to let you know about a front page story in today's Sunday Times that we have been working on.   With our support, a senior mental health professional with terminal breast cancer has written a powerful account of her …
Sarah Wootton - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
October 30, 2020 at 1:16 PM

BREAKING: Assisted dying legalised in New Zealand

Dignity in Dying   Good afternoon    The preliminary referendum results are in: New Zealanders have shown their commitment to compassion by voting overwhelmingly (65.2%) to legalise assisted dying.    It’s been a long, hard campaign and I’m delighted to congratulate our overseas colle…
Noel Conway - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
October 27, 2020 at 2:43 PM

I want you to stop signing petitions

Dignity in Dying   Good afternoon  I want you to stop signing petitions. Yes. Really.    The only people with the power to change the law on assisted dying are MPs. Petitions can draw their attention to an issue but now I need your help to change minds.    This happens one-on-one. MPs…
Sadie - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
October 21, 2020 at 10:37 AM

Did you see my email?

Dignity in Dying   Good morning    Did you see my email last week? Please remember to invite your MP to our next virtual All-Party Parliamentary Group meeting on 3rd November today and make sure they hear the powerful arguments for change.    The sooner you invite them, the more likel…
Sadie - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
October 15, 2020 at 2:30 PM

Your MP needs to hear this .

Dignity in Dying   Good afternoon friend, It will not surprise you to hear me say that the fight for assisted dying is more than a matter of choice - it’s a matter of justice.    With the New Zealand referendum on the End of Life Choice Act coming up at the end of the month, we must d…
Sadie - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
October 9, 2020 at 3:55 PM

NEWS: Irish assisted dying bill a step closer to becoming law

Dignity in Dying   Good afternoon    On Wednesday night members of the Irish parliament voted 81-71 in support of a new assisted dying bill - the Dying with Dignity Bill - which will now progress to the next stage.    This is an enormous step forward for Irish citizens fighting for en…
Sarah Wootton - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
October 8, 2020 at 6:55 PM

Historic win for assisted dying campaign

Dignity in Dying   Good evening In the largest ever survey of doctors, a clear majority of respondents have said they want the BMA to drop their opposition to assisted dying. Only a third of BMA members think it should remain opposed. Meanwhile fully half of doctors have said they a…
Sadie - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
October 1, 2020 at 3:53 PM

Friend, can you help New Zealand legalise assisted dying?

Dignity in Dying   Good afternoon    Our allies in New Zealand need your help. From 3rd October Kiwis can vote in a referendum to legalise assisted dying.    If you know anyone from New Zealand, anywhere in the world, they are likely to be eligible to vote and cast a vote for compassi…
Sadie - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
September 29, 2020 at 2:33 PM

Update on our Month of Action

Dignity in Dying   Good afternoon    It’s been a busy couple of months for Dignity in Dying, so I thought I’d get in touch to give you a quick update about what our amazing supporters have been doing over the summer.    Throughout August, we ran six webinars on lobbying your MP which …
Sadie - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
September 4, 2020 at 3:21 PM

Write a Will for free this September

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon    September always seems like a great month to get things done. This September, you can write your Will, for free, with Dignity in Dying.    To help out, we've partnered with online Will writing service Farewill to bring free Wills to our supporters th…
Noel Conway - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
August 19, 2020 at 1:32 PM

I changed my MPs mind on assisted dying

Dignity in Dying   Hi   I’ve been campaigning with Dignity in Dying for three years. In that time there’s been progress and roadblocks, but my commitment to the campaign stands firm - because even if the law does not change in time for me, I believe this choice should be available fo…
Sadie - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
July 29, 2020 at 4:05 PM

£10,000 of campaign funding

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon    It’s been an exciting month since the publication of our new book Last Rights: the Case for Assisted Dying.    We’ve sold nearly a thousand copies so far, and one anonymous donor was so struck by the book they have generously offered to donate £10 fo…
Sadie - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
July 24, 2020 at 3:48 PM

Your MP needs to see this

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon  Last Wednesday we hosted the most well-attended All Party Parliamentary Group for Choice at the End of Life meeting ever. We’ve had really positive feedback from MPs who attended and we want to use this event as a springboard for more sustained engagem…
Sadie - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
July 10, 2020 at 6:27 PM

Watch MPs discuss assisted dying LIVE

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon  For the first time ever the All Party Parliamentary Group for Choice at the End  of Life meeting will be streamed live on YouTube.    When: 9am Wednesday 15th July  Where: YouTube   To join simply press the link below when the event is due to begin. Yo…
Sadie - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
June 26, 2020 at 4:04 PM

Did you see your exclusive discount?

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon    Did you see Sarah's email last week about this exciting campaign update? Dignity in Dying's brand new book Last Rights: The Case for Assisted Dying hit the shelves (and the web) on Tuesday.  And you've got an exclusive supporter discount of 20%!   I'…
Sarah Wootton - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
June 23, 2020 at 10:50 AM

A new call to arms - Introducing Last Rights

Dignity in Dying Good morning   Coronavirus has woken society up to what terminally ill people face on a daily basis: a sense of powerlessness, a lack of control, fear and anxiety over an uncertain future.  It is time for society to take an honest look at the laws on assisted dying i…
Sadie - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
June 19, 2020 at 4:02 PM

I wanted you to be first to know

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon    I’m sure you’ll agree, this country urgently needs to have a grown-up conversation about dying. The status quo is unacceptable. The time to kick-start that conversation is now.    As one of our most dedicated supporters, I wanted you to be the first …
Sadie - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
June 12, 2020 at 4:19 PM

Did you see Anita's email?

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon    Last week one of our supporters, Anita, got in touch with you to share her story. Her experience of living with bladder cancer perfectly illustrates the urgency with which the law needs to change to legalise assisted dying.   Find out how you can sup…
Anita Brown - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
June 5, 2020 at 3:52 PM

Why don’t we have choice over our deaths?

Dignity in Dying Hello  My name’s Anita Brown, I’m 49 years old and on 1st April 2016 I was diagnosed with incurable bladder cancer.    I was told that without chemotherapy, I would have two months to live. So far I’ve been lucky - my treatments have been mostly successful, my scans …
Sadie - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
May 29, 2020 at 4:54 PM

The law needs to change. Here's why.

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon    Thanks to your support, the campaign made great progress at the start of the year - assisted dying shot up the political agenda. Although a lot of things have changed since then, our mission hasn’t. We need you to keep up this momentum and let decisi…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
May 22, 2020 at 2:20 PM

What makes a good campaigner?

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon    Coronavirus has postponed lots of important things in our lives. But there are some things it cannot put on hold. People living with a terminal illness cannot postpone their concerns about dying or, sadly, their deaths until the virus has passed. The…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
May 14, 2020 at 2:56 PM

Help to deliver practical, honest support

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon Friend It’s been a little while since you heard from me - we are working hard to adapt to new ways of working and you’ll be hearing more from me in the coming weeks. First though, our sister charity Compassion in Dying needs your support.    Due to the …
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
April 1, 2020 at 4:43 PM

Our petitioning made an impact on the RCGP

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon friend,   Finally something that has seemed somewhat thin on the ground in the last couple of weeks - some good news!    Since our last email about the Royal College of GPs (RCGP), our supporters sent over 5000 emails to the College demanding they publi…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
March 13, 2020 at 5:35 PM

Friend, we're making the case for change loud and clear.

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon , It’s been an absolutely whirlwind start to the year - this is the first time in a while we’ve had the time to take stock of what we’ve achieved! So I thought I’d briefly pause to deliver some good news.    A few weeks ago, we launched a Crowdfunder wi…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · cam[email protected]
March 6, 2020 at 2:28 PM

Friend, we're pushing back.

Dignity in Dying Hello ,   The Royal College of GPs recently took the deeply questionable decision to uphold their opposition to assisted dying. Despite their own survey showing an 8-fold increase in support and a massive drop in opposition. Overall a majority disagreed with upholding…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
February 21, 2020 at 2:48 PM

RCGP remains opposed to assisted dying

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon ,   Following a survey of members, the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) has taken the extraordinary decision to remain opposed to assisted dying. Ignoring the fact that 51% of voters preferred the College take a supportive or neutral stance, their Council up…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
February 19, 2020 at 4:42 PM

Did you see my email last week?

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon ,   Did you see my email last week?   For the first time in their history the BMA are surveying doctors on assisted dying and we need your help.  We’re running out of time to ensure that doctors know the facts before they vote.   If the BMA dropped thei…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
February 14, 2020 at 5:09 PM

BMA could drop opposition – and you can help

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon ,  Last week we heard the exciting news that the British Medical Association is surveying doctors for their views on assisted dying. For the first time. Ever.    This is an historic opportunity for change in the campaign. Getting doctors on board is a c…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
February 6, 2020 at 11:04 AM

BMA launches assisted dying poll

Dignity in Dying Hello ,   I’ve got more good news for you this morning! Today, the British Medical Association (BMA) launched its first ever survey on assisted dying - asking their 160,000 members for their views.    The BMA is currently opposed to assisted dying and their position w…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
January 27, 2020 at 5:05 PM

Debate victory in Parliament

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon ,   We’ve had some pretty exciting news.   On Thursday 23rd Jan, a rigorous Westminster Hall debate on assisted dying sent a powerful message to the Government.    Newly elected and seasoned MPs alike spoke passionately in support of a need for both an …
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
December 21, 2019 at 6:04 PM

2019 - an incredible year

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon friend,   What a year the campaign has had! The progress in 2019 is in no small part because of the backing of people like you, so thank you. We may look back on 2019 and think it was the turning point.   Phenomenal progress has been made around the wor…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
December 10, 2019 at 5:29 PM

Thank you so much

Dignity in Dying Hi friend,   Thanks to you, our General Election campaign is making a huge impact on potential MPs.   My inbox is full of responses from local candidates which people have helpfully forwarded on to us.   We can't yet reveal exactly how successful we've been as we're s…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
November 27, 2019 at 1:14 PM

Did you get my email last week?

Dignity in Dying Hi  Last week we asked our supporters to email their local candidates.  I've just had quick look and noticed that we really need people in your constituency of  to email their candidates - can you help? We really need to know what the candidates think in your consitie…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
November 20, 2019 at 3:42 PM

Please email your candidates now

Dignity in Dying Hi friend,   Our General Election campaign is ready, now is the time to act - please email your local candidates today.   This election is a rare opportunity to influence candidates standing for election - we've made it easy to contact your local candidates and ask th…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
November 16, 2019 at 9:54 AM

Success in New Zealand!

Dignity in Dying Good morning friend,   Last week we asked for a small donation to help kickstart our General Election campaign - the response has been amazing: we've already raised over £8,000.   This election is a rare opportunity to influence candidates standing for election. Polit…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
November 12, 2019 at 8:36 AM

Write your Will for free this November

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon friend,   We all know it's important to write a Will, but sometimes it's hard to get round to it. To help out, we've partnered with online Will writing service Farewill to bring free Wills to our supporters throughout November. You can make a Will onl…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
November 2, 2019 at 11:06 AM

The pressure is building...

Dignity in Dying Good morning friend,   This week has seen growing pressure on the government, and any future government, as a cross-party group of 20 MPs called for a review of the law on assisted dying.   This follows last week’s bombshell announcement that 18 police and crime commi…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
October 26, 2019 at 10:05 AM

Big news as police commissioners call for law review

Dignity in Dying Good morning friend,   A big development this week as 18 police and crime commissioners have written to the Secretary of State for Justice calling for an inquiry into the the current law on assisted dying. This ground breaking intervention shows the current law is uns…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
October 5, 2019 at 10:03 AM

Help fund the campaign

Dignity in Dying Good morning ,   Our new research revealed that even the world's best care has its limits and the suffering that some dying people experience is beyond its reach.    There is a better way.    Assisted dying is a legal end-of-life option for over 100 million people aro…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
September 23, 2019 at 11:45 AM

Questions about Advance Directives?

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon friend,   Whilst it's important we legalise assisted dying, there are some things you can do now to ensure you get what you want at the end of life.   By completing an Advance Decision form (also known as a living will) you can record any treatments tha…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
September 21, 2019 at 10:05 AM

Mavis found not guilty of murder

Dignity in Dying Good morning friend,   This week, 80-year-old Mavis Eccleston was found not guilty of murdering her terminally ill husband, Dennis, in a high profile "mercy killing" case.   Dennis and Mavis attempted to end their own lives together. Dennis died two days later in hosp…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
September 14, 2019 at 10:03 AM

We're in the news

Dignity in Dying Hi ,   Our new research has exposed how some dying people are being forced to endure unbelievable suffering at the end of life.   This will continue to happen despite the best efforts of wonderful hospices across the country. It will continue to happen despite the car…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
September 7, 2019 at 8:31 AM

Help end the suffering

Dignity in Dying Hi ,   We've exposed the horrific truth about how some people die in the UK. Now we need a group of people willing to help us change that.   Will you pledge your support to our new campaign today?   No one should have to face the unbearable suffering our research has…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
September 2, 2019 at 6:49 PM

17 people a day will suffer as they die

Dignity in Dying Good evening ,   Today we are exposing the truth about how people die in the UK.   I want to warn you, it is extremely graphic at times; this research is a no holds barred look at what some dying people and their families have to go through.    It is based on the harr…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
August 24, 2019 at 10:03 AM

We're lagging behind (again)

Dignity in Dying Good morning ,   It's been a busy few months, but I wanted to update you on some pretty big news you might have missed.   Assisted dying is now available in two more US states - Maine and New Jersey.   Amazingly, this now means more than one in five U.S. adults will s…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
August 15, 2019 at 2:42 PM

Re: Can you email your MP now?

Dignity in Dying Hi friend, Just checking to see if you got my email below last week? There is an important meeting for MPs next month - we really need you to email your MP and invite them to the event. It’s important your MP attends this event. Please take the time to invite them tod…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
August 7, 2019 at 12:41 PM

Can you email your MP now?

Dignity in Dying Good afternoon friend,   Your MP will soon have the chance to learn more about the reality dying people face here in the UK.   Please email to your MP now to invite them to the event - this is an excellent chance for your MP to hear new evidence on the failings of the…
Fran · [email protected]
August 7, 2019 at 7:00 AM

One conversation

Dignity in Dying Friend, you could help change your MP’s mind about assisted dying. Join other local volunteers today - and make a difference. Hi friend,    This time last year, Daniel Kawczynski was perfectly content with the UK's assisted dying law. In the 12 years he'd been an MP…
Zach - Dignity in Dying · [email protected]
August 4, 2019 at 7:00 AM

, we all count

Dignity in Dying The more our movement grows, the stronger we are. Could you invite a friend to join us? friend, did you know that Dignity in Dying has been around for more than 80 years?    In that time, we've taken huge steps forward. Public support for assisted dying has never be…