Pages tagged "organ donation"
Jan 13, 2020
In 2006, a law was passed in Ontario that required designated hospitals to notify the government agency responsible for delivering and coordinating organ and tissue donation and transplantation services, “as soon as possible when a patient at the facility has died or a physician is of the opinion that the death of a patient at the facility is imminent by reason of injury or disease.” Continue reading
Feb 07, 2017
by Paul Russell: A medical friend of mine told me once that in over many years of attending and taking aprt in medical conferences, whenever the 'E' word was mentioned there was always someone in the room that piped up about euthanasia creating savings in the public health purse.I had previously always thought that cost-savings associated with euthanasia and assisted suicide were the 'elephant in the room'; always there, rarely acknowledged and rarely spoken about. Continue reading
Apr 01, 2016
by Wesley SmithArticle first appeared in the Journal First Things Shallow are the souls that have forgotten how to shudder.â��Leon KassThe ethics of medicine aren't what they used to be. Sanctity of life? That's so passé. The Hippocratic Oath? Fuggettaboudit! The modern healthcare system is expected to embrace properly utilitarian perspectives. Continue reading
Nov 27, 2014
By Alex SchadenbergInternational Chair - Euthanasia Prevention Coalition For the past few years doctors in Belgium have linked organ donation to euthanasia. Now the Dutch media has reported that Edith Schippers, the Dutch Minister of Public Health supports the practice of euthanasia/organ donation.The media report stated: Continue reading
Aug 09, 2013
A Huffington Post report from the US about a terminally ill Michigan woman who wants to die by assisted suicide so she can donate her organs is most disturbing. Continue reading
Belgium becomes world leader in organ removal after euthanasia. Oxford academics suggest the practice could generate 2,200 more organs a year in UK.
Mar 20, 2013
This article was was written by Dr. Peter Saunders, the Care Not Killing campaign director and published on his blog Continue reading